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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy looking through a pay binocular stand in Battery Park. Graffiti makes the device seem to smile and young trees grow in the background.

Date: 1923-12-15 

Description: S-speed truck owned by House of A. Silz and parked on the street in front of Silz Garage. The side panel of the truck includes an advertisement for "Fancy...

Date: 1932 

Description: Frank bartending at the Old Fashioned Club.

Date: 1943-06-05 

Description: From left to right: Sir William Beveridge, author of the British "Cradle to the Grave" social security plan, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Chairman of the Social...


Elmer E. Ellsworth


Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in Union uniform and cap. He was born in Malta, New York...

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Date: 1969 

Description: "Support America" sign posted in proximity to the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A group of five girls holding school books pose for a portrait in front of a building on Coney Island.



Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Group of men playing boccie, with their shadows casting over the game on East Houston Street.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A girl stands on at the top of some stairs in United Nations Plaza and looks down onto the paved and fenced park. The decorative metal fencing makes geome...

Date: 1934-12-03 

Description: International truck parked in front of a Manhattan International motor truck service station.

Date: 1938 

Description: Parade of two International "Jungle Yachts" on Times Square, with newsreel cameramen on top of cars in front of the procession. The "Jungle Yachts" were sp...

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...


Description: Interior view of a Dutch style bedroom at the Van Cortlandt House which features an enclosed paneled bed compartment, carved furniture, a model sailboat an...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: An excavation bucket hanging by cables from a crane at the Harlem River cement works. A cloudy sky forms the background and dirt falls from the bucket.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the guest dining room of the Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a metal doorway in the East Village with multiple handmade posters and graffiti proclaiming a strike.

Date: 1937-05-25 

Description: Two men wearing International jumpsuits wait to be assisted at the mechanics' parts counter at International's New York Manhattan truck branch. Two men wo...


Description: Waist-up engraved portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.

Date: 1919-05 

Description: "For months Miss Storey has been driving a war ambulance in the streets of New York--a work no less valuable than handling one behind the Flanders lines. A...

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