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Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Photograph

Manhattan Bridge

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A piling of the Manhattan bridge from the foot of the bridge with a section of city skyline visible in the background and sunlight glinting of the East Riv...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman in a thick black coat with a dog on a leash standing on a sidewalk on West 57th Street. The woman is looking into the distance while the dog tugs o...

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor Warren Knowles helps to slice a wedge of cheese. Left to right: an unidentified Colonel; Dorothy Guidry Knowles; State Senator Gerald Lorge; Miss...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A fisherman baits his hook at a park bench missing its seat. A metal fence divides the paved shore from the west channel of the East River in the backgrou...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to the Civil War h...

Photograph

Speed Holmen

Date: 1928 

Description: Charles "Speed" Holman and Ed Ballough, the Laird Team, after the New York to Los Angeles air race. Minnesotan Charles Holman earned his nickname by racing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the foyer of Washington Irving High School, featuring a large fireplace, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man in a sweater vest, wool pants and eyeglasses sits in the sun on the pier reading. Gently rippling water fill most of the photograph while the foregr...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Men loading cases of eggs onto an International D-30 truck parked in front of Geo. F. Wagner & Co. Inc. The truck has a farm scene painted on the side, in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch of a memorial plaque, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, intended for the lobby of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The sketch includes notes writt...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man and woman walking arm-in-arm up a steep sidewalk. The man is carrying a grocery bag, and the city street lined with buildings stretches off into the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An interior view of the library of the Central Park Officers' House. Seven men read in wooden and wicker chairs and decorative lighting hangs from the cei...

Photograph

Edwin Vose Sumner

Date:  

Description: Seated, waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Edwin Vose Sumner wearing officer dress uniform. At the start of the Civil War President Lincoln...

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Description: A Columbia University pharmacy professor, Dr. Charles Chandler, lectures on the chemical make-up of the benzene ring.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Spectators on the sidewalk observing the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1969 

Description: Looking up at the construction of the two towers of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a poster attached to a dark wooden surface in the East Village with a layer of trash collected on the ground below. The poster features a blac...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Man sleeping on a sidewalk in front of a retractable metal gate in the Bowery.

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