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The Empire State Building crash was a 1945 aircraft accident in which a Mitchell bomber, piloted in thick fog over New York City,. Empire State Building, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, History Facts, World History, New York City, World Trade Center, Building On Fire

Empire State Building after having a B-25 crash into the side. July 28, 1945 [431 x 540]

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Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco “In May as part of the anniversary celebration, the bridge closed to automobiles. However, this celebration attracted to people, causing the center span of the bridge to flatten out under the weight. Rare Photos, Photos Du, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, 1920s Photos, Golden Gate Bridge, Puente Golden Gate, Foto Picture, Usa Tumblr

Golden Gate Bridge opening day on May 27th, 1937. [404×700]

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American photographer and journalist Margaret Bourke-White - perches on an eagle head gargoyle at the top of the Chrysler Building and focuses a camera, New York, New York, (Photo by Oscar Graubner/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images) Chrysler Building, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Life Pictures, Life Images, Pompidou Metz, Centre Pompidou, Margaret Bourke White

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“Photographer Margaret Bourke-White taking a photo from the top of the Chrysler Building, 1935”

Is this the oldest photograph of New York? It just might be, according to New York: An Illustrated History, by Ric Burns and James Sanders. Taken at Broadway between Franklin and Leonard Streets, it’s believed to date to May ~ New York City Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Photographie New York, Photo New York, Leonard Street, Vintage New York, History Photos, Asian History

This is believed to be the earliest photograph of NYC.Taken at Broadway between Franklin and Leonard Streets, May 1850 [1229 x 1294]

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By Stephen Shames. Bronx Boys book - University of Texas Press, 2014 - By Stephen Shames. Bronx Boys book – University of Texas Press, 2014 - Photos Du, Old Photos, Jamel Shabazz, Fotojournalismus, City People, Fire Escape, Documentary Photography, Coming Of Age, Belle Photo

Bronx Boys: life in a tough neighbourhood – in pictures

Photographer Stephen Shames followed the lives of a group of young men over two decades for Bronx Boys, capturing their brutality and humanity as they smoke, rob, kiss and sleep

New York circa "Chinatown -- Mott Street." New York circa Chinatown -- Mott Street. Shorpy Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, New York Street, New York City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, 1920s Photos

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“Mott Street in Chinatown, New York, c. 1900 (SHORPY) | #NYC #NY”

Developer Dan Vanderkam collaborated with the New York Public Library the plot old photos of New York City on an interactive map. New York Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Rare Photos, Ansel Adams, Google Street View Map, Carte New York, New York Vintage

This coder used old photographs to create a beautiful Google Street View map of New York City in the 1800s

Developer Dan Vanderkam collaborated with the New York Public Library the plot old photos of New York City on an interactive map.

New York City, See how it's changed: In this photo, a pair of girls walk east along Street. Acker, Merrall and Condit wine shop delivery wagons are on the right and the C. Shayne Furrier sign can be seen on the roof overhead. Vintage New York, 42nd Street, New York Street, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Manhattan, New York City Photos, 10 Picture, Historical Pictures

Massive collection of old NYC photos put online

The New York City Department of Records has put a huge portion of the Municipal Archive's collection of photos online, more than 8

New York City c. 1900 - U. Gilded Age, Italian Immigrants at Mulberry Street Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Photos Du, Old Photos, Photos Rares, City C, Mulberry Street, History Photos, Us History

The past is a foreign country

U.S. Gilded Age Italian Immigrants at Mulberry Street, New York City, c.1900

Little Girl Near Stove, Family in Next Room - Community Service Society Photographs Online Presentation, New York Life, Community Service, Stove, Little Girls, Photographs, Search, Room, Bedroom

Little Girl Near Stove, Family in Next Room - Community Service Society Photographs

An online presentation of photographs and illustrations from the Community Service Society at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

34 Eye Opening Photos Of The Great Depression Americans are living NOW below the poverty line, with a growing homeless population! Us History, American History, History Photos, Photos Du, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Great Depression Photos, Historia Universal

34 Eye Opening Photos Of The Great Depression

October 29th marks the anniversary of the start of The Great Depression.

Pimps, prostitutes and the destitute: Bartender's photos reveal Times Square New Yorkers before tourists and selfie sticks Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Ancient Egyptian Tombs, Times Square, Larry Clark, Gordon Parks, Ny Style, European American, I Love Ny

1970s photos reveal the pimps and prostitutes of Times Square

Sheldon Nadelman, 80, was working as a bartender when he captured thousands of images of New Yorkers that would seem out of place in the glitz of today's Midtown Manhattan.

Transit police officer Bruce Brenner and his police dog patrol a marked-over subway car in the New York Subway, Nyc Subway, Police Uniforms, Police Officer, Police Police, Police Crime, Sirens, New York Police, U Bahn

New York City subway crime: 1980s - Photos - New York City's subway crime through the decades

Transit police officer Bruce Brenner and his police dog patrol a marked-over subway car in the 1980s.

New York crime-fighting gang the Guardian Angels head back on patrols Guardian Angel Pictures, Guardian Angels, The Guardian, New York Subway, Nyc Subway, Film Photography, Street Photography, Travel Photography, Photographie New York

New York crime-fighting gang back on patrol after subway slashings

The Guardian Angels gained fame in the 1980s as they fought against rampant crime that was synonymous with New York City right up until the mid-nineties.