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Date: 1969 

Description: Con Edison billboard for the World Trade Center. The sign reads "To meet the needs of the spectacular twin-towered World Trade Center we're strengthening y...

Photograph

John C. Fremont

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John C. Fremont in full officer uniform, holding his sword in front. During the war he commanded the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long tables with a hanging rack of pots and pans over a long table. Plates are piled up on another...

Photograph

J.B. Hood

Date:  

Description: Waist-up vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General John Bell Hood. He entered the Confederate army as a colonel and was quickly promoted to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the museum building of the New York Botanical Garden. Completed in 1901, the entrance hall features columns and a staircase that meets a large...

Photograph

Henry Wager Halleck

Date:  

Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major General and...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corinthian columns, a high coffered ceiling, a skylight, and a chandelier adorn the lavish interior of the National City Bank of New York. The bank was bu...

Photograph

Coney Island

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster at Coney Island.

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: A man stands beside a truck in the new truck department on the third floor of International Harvester's Manhattan branch. Additional trucks are parked in t...

Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...

Date: 1970 

Description: An older man is standing in front of three subway advertisements for Levy and Son's Bakery rye bread of New York City. The man is company president Samuel...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Volunteers signing up at the Red Cross office in New York to do hospital or other volunteer work. The woman in the white smock and dark hat is Mrs. Belmont...

Photograph

Holland Tunnel

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Holland Tunnel, a tunnel for automobile traffic between New York City and New Jersey. A sign reads, "Don't sound horn."

Photograph

Boy at Festival

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy sitting on a bike on the other side of a street barrier. A pallet and a head board block off the street while a sign announces, "Street Closed--Fest...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Crane at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date: 1925-08-19 

Description: Workers removing dirt for construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and International truck.

Date: 1926-10-04 

Description: Three men sitting in the cabs of International trucks loaded with lumber. They are sitting in a row outside of what appears to be a warehouse of the Indian...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Two men watching the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy in a short coat stands in front of a brick wall in a debris-strewn alley at East 102nd Street.

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