Photography by Dick De Marsico, 1964

The fatal shooting of James Powell, 15, stirred Negro rioters to race through Harlem streets carrying pictures of Lt. Thomas R. Gilligan.

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

Date Created/Published: Unknown

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

Published by Bain News Service, 1923

Miller Huggins, nicknamed “Mighty Mite” (March 27, 1879 – September 25, 1929), was a baseball player and baseball manager.

As a player, Mighty Mite joined the Cincinnati Reds in 1904 as a second baseman. Over a 13-year career (Cincinnati 1904–09 and St. Louis Cardinals, 1910–16) he led the league in walks four times and regularly posted an on base percentage near .400. He scored 100 or more runs three times and regularly stole 30 or more bases. He finished his career with 324 steals.

He managed the powerhouse New York Yankee teams of the 1920s and won six American League pennants and three World Series championships.

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

Photography by Walter Albertin, 1952

Night view of produce market on Washington Street, New York City.

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

Date created/published: between 1900 and 1915

Broadway at night from Times Square, New York City.

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

Photography by Arthur Rothstein, 1937

Street band in Yorkville, New York City.

The picture is part of the Office of War Information Photograph Collection.

Photography by Roger Higgins, 1951

Crowd of people at Albany St., waiting for the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

The New York Saint Patrick’s Day parade is the biggest Saint Patrick’s Day parade in the world and it is also the oldest civilian parade in the world. Every year, more than 150,000 marchers take part in it, including firefighters, army and police groups, county organizations, emigrant societies, bands, social and cultural clubs, and 2 million visitors line the streets. The parade marches up the 1.5 mile route along 5th Avenue in Manhattan, is a five hour procession, and is always led by the US 69th Infantry Regiment.

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

Date created/published: between 1900 and 1915

The City College of the City University of New York (known more commonly as the City College of New York or simply City College or CCNY) is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY). It is also the oldest of the City University’s twenty-three institutions of higher learning. City College’s thirty-five acre Manhattan campus along Convent Avenue from 130th Street to 141st Street is on a hill overlooking Harlem.

Its Neo-Gothic campus was mainly designed by George Browne Post, and many of its buildings are landmarks.

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

Photography by Roger Higgins, 1958

New York City mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. purchasing a pumpkin from Arthur Conklin at a farmer’s market in the Bronx.

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. After deciding not to run for a fourth term in 1965, Wagner served as ambassador to Spain from 1968 to 1969.

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