Tag Archives: New York City

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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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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