Fifth Avenue on Easter Day

Date Created/Published: 1913

Photo shows Fifth Avenue, New York City on Easter day, March 23, 1913.

The picture is part of George Grantham Bain Collection, one of America’s earliest news picture agencies.



Statue of General Sherman at 59th Street and 5th Avenue

Photography by Marjory Collins, 1942

Gilded bronze equestrian statue of General William T. Sherman at 59th Street and 5th Avenue at the entrance to Central Park.

The picture is part of the Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection.



Notices and Pictures of Missing Persons Posted on a City Mailbox

Photography by David Finn, 2001

Notices and pictures of missing persons posted on a city mailbox, following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City.



Our Spirit Is Strong

Photography by David Finn, 2001

Signs responding to the Al-Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center, New York City, September 11, 2001.

Photograph shows a banner hanging on a wire fence “Our spirit is strong” and a placard “NYC is not ready for war.”



Italian Meat Stall in the First Avenue Market at Tenth Street

Photography by Marjory Collins, 1943

Italian meat stall in the First Avenue market at Tenth Street.

The picture is part of the Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection.



Lower Manhattan Seen from the SS Coamo

Photography by Jack Delano, 1941

Lower Manhattan seen from the SS Coamo leaving New York.

SS Coamo was an US freighter of 7,057 tons, built in 1925 for the Agwilines of New York. The ship was en route from Gibraltar to New York when it disappeared without trace. It was later discovered that SS Coamo had been torpedoed on December 2, 1942 by the German U-boat the U-604. The SS Coamo was carrying 186 persons including the crew. The entire merchant marine crew of 133 men plus 37 Armed Guards and 16 Army personnel were lost, in this, the greatest tragedy to befall a single crew on a US Merchant Marine ship in World War II.

The picture is part of the Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection.



New York Skyline Seen from Manhattan Bridge

Date created/published: between 1910 and 1920

The picture is part of the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection.



Heart of New York From Brooklyn

Date created/published: between 1905 and 1910

The picture is part of the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection.



New York from Brooklyn Tower, Williamsburg Bridge

Date created/published: between 1903 and 1910

The Williamsburg Bridge is a suspension bridge across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn at Broadway, near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

The picture is part of  the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection.



Salz Bros. Market

Photography by Walter Albertin, 1951

Shoppers selecting produce at Salz Bros. Market at Brooklyn Terminal Market, Flatbush, Brooklyn.

The picture is part of  the New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection.



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