Tag Archives: New York City

1920: Bombers over New York

Army Air Forces photo of Martin Bombers Flying over New York City; the photo is undated, but the biplane silhouettes suggest a date in the 1920’s. (source)

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1908: Dream of New York

Harry M. Pettit: Illustration for Moses King’s guidebook Views of New York (1908)

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1997: Manhattan

Howard Horowitz: “Manhattan”; the landmarks mentioned in the text appear in their geographical locations on the island. Originally published in the New York Times, August 30,1997. (Apparently the formatting was lost when the print edition was converted for the Times‘s … Continue reading

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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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