Tag Archives: New York City

2001: Hardhat

Larry Keating’s hardhat; Keating, a member of Iron Workers Local 40, was a foreman during the cleanup of of wreckage and debris from the World Trade Center following 9/11. (source) The men — Larry Keating, Danny Doyle, Mike Emerson and … Continue reading

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1941: Librarians

“Unidentified employees working at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library prior to its opening on February 1, 1941.” (source)

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1910: Harbor

Unknown Brooklyn photographer: Steamer in New York Harbor (c. 1910-20); found on PhotoSeed.

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1947: Comic Books

Ruth Orkin: Comic Book Readers, New York City, 1947

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1950: Atom Bomb Hits New York City

Chesley Bonestell: Atom Bomb Hits New York City; cover illustration for the August 5, 1950 issue of Collier’s magazine.

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1940s: Panorama

Multi-photo panorama of West Street from Rector Street to Morris Street, New York City (1940’s) Click for detail!

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1939: City of Light

City of Light diorama, 1939 New York City World’s Fair

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