Mel Rosenthal in his old bedroom in the South Bronx
Men observe the call to prayer, Astroland Amusement Park, Coney Island
Printed from a photograph taken in 1999.
Candle lighting ceremony, Manhattan Sephardic Congregation
Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, The Patriarch of Antioch and All of the East, at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral of the Maronite Church
Easter Sunday at Our Lady of Lebanon Church
Little girl lighting candles, St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
Taking communion, St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, March 11, 2001
Photograph taken March 11, 2001.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Clinic had a milk program for the children of the neighborhood
This building held an annex for Empire State College where Mel Rosenthal had his first office as a SUNY...
Cambodian children in the South Bronx.
Cambodian immigrants placed in abandoned apartment building in the South Bronx by the well-meaning charity...
The daily domino game in front of the Social Club
A poster in an evening demonstration (against violence and drug use) featuring a silhouette of a long knife and pictures of syringes
Palestinian woman with flag
Young girl with crossed candles
Man with crucifix
Man holding American flag
A Fitting at Four Golden Needles
Egyptian-American Rug Dealer
Halal Food Stand
Selling Grains at a Grocery Store
Iraqi Muslim Girl in ESL Class
A Friendly Greeting between Josef Thalem and Muhaideen Batah
Among the last residents, [an] African-American boy standing in rubble, his "neighborhood," with abandoned buildings in the background.
St. Athanasia's baseball team
Mikey at the bar, next to my photographs. I loved hanging out, having a beer, taking pictures, listening to what people said about the neighbor-hood. People were open and generous with me
The man had left the neighborhood years ago, but came back for drinks every Friday evening
African-American congregation in front of church.
Fourth of July, hanging out on the stoop of their apartment house
Doll laying in empty lot filled with rubble
Deserted, desolated buildings: "War Zone"
Priest and teens on sidewalk with African- American woman walking by
Young girl at a fire hydrant on the sidewalk
People marching: poster saying "South Bronx for Change".
Debbie Almontaser with photograph of son Yousif
Walk of Faith
Dr. Al Quasi at work at the Wellness Center for Arab Women
Mikey Nuñez working in the community garden.
I've had that garden in the back for about six years now. I didn't plant that garden to sell anything,...
Life carries on in the War Zone
One of the high school students told me she was going to be a dental assistant. The other two said they wanted to be models.
Mother and daughter pause in the ruins, which is still their home, Claremont Parkway.
A Child's Playground. Bathgate Avenue
She had been left behind when her family and friends moved out of the neighborhood
When I looked for her to give her the picture, her building had burned and she had moved
Shop keeper, Ana, in front of El Cubano Deli
South Bronx site of the 1980 "People's Convention" in opposition to the Democratic Party's nominating convention downtown
The US military leaving the island of Vieques is advocated on the white banner.
Teens clean up the rubble in order to create a neighborhood garden.
Large, four foot, poster on the side of a building.
It says,"Every American Ought to Know What It Says" and depicts a nurse reading a book entitled, "The...
Candido with neighborhood kids
Candido lived in abandoned stores after his building burned down. I was told he was an excellent auto...
South of Cross Bronx Expressway, decals belie the truth of destruction for suburban commuters.
Decals in windows of deserted building hide the truth and portray a false picture of domestic tranquility....
"Racial Attacks Must Stop", South Bronx residents speak up with a sign
Among the Last Residents, Mother and daughter, East 173rd Street
Junior high school student, Bathgate Avenue.
[Young man dancing at a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.]
Printed from a photograph taken on August 22, 1999.
[Women hugging and clapping at a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.]
[Women pinning gold coins to bride's dress at a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.]
[Groom's mother guarding the wedding cakes at a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.]
[Bride in a Palestinian wedding at Widdi's Catering Hall.]