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1880-1900
A Downtown "Morgue."

A Downtown "Morgue."

Men in a crowded in an "Black and Tan" dive bar.

Sports, Boating, Harlem River.

Sports, Boating, Harlem River.

Two athletes in their rowing shell on the Harlem River.

[Unidentified residence in winter, elevated railway at left]

[Unidentified residence in winter, elevated railway at left]


Ships, Anchor Line, S.S. "Circassia".

Ships, Anchor Line, S.S. "Circassia".

A child kicking a ball on the deck of the S.S. "Circassia".

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.

Organized Charity. Night Messenger Service.


Miss Jackson, Bath Beach.

Miss Jackson, Bath Beach.


Sports, Football, Columbia.

Sports, Football, Columbia.

Two football players from the Columbia University team in practice gear.

Barnard College.

Barnard College.

Women dressed in gowns for a graduation ceremony walking in a line in a courtyard at Barnard College....

Mrs. Lottie B. Parker.

Mrs. Lottie B. Parker.

Mrs. Lottie B. Parker (author of "Way Down East") seated at desk.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women's Lodging Room in Eldridge Street Police Station.

Women sleeping on plank beds and the floor.

1880-1900

1880-1900




1880-1900

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Church, St. Francis Xavier, 16th St. & 6th Ave., Jubilee Procession.

Church, St. Francis Xavier, 16th St. & 6th Ave., Jubilee Procession.

Religious procession in front of St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church and College (36 West 16th Street...

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "When Mr. Shakespeare Comes to Town."

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "When Mr. Shakespeare Comes to Town."


34th St. Bet. 6th & 7th Ave. City.

34th St. Bet. 6th & 7th Ave. City.

The exterior of Koster & Bial's Music Hall at 34th Street and Broadway.

[Looking south on 5th Avenue toward Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion on West 58th Street]

[Looking south on 5th Avenue toward Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion on West 58th Street]


[Mercantile Library, Phillips [...] Theater, Astor Place]

[Mercantile Library, Phillips [...] Theater, Astor Place]

View of Astor Pl. To the left is the Mercantile Library and on the right is the statue of Samuel S....

Paper bags.

Paper bags.

Four boys standing at counter-tops making paper bags.

Theatre, Casino, 39th St. & Broadway.

Theatre, Casino, 39th St. & Broadway.

View from opposite corner of the Casino Theatre at 39th Street and Broadway; "The Belle of New York"...

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.

The 'Soup House Gang' Class in History in the Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House.


Roof Garden, Madison Square Garden Theatre.

Roof Garden, Madison Square Garden Theatre.


Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry.

Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry.


Portrait, Sergent Dunn (Weather Forecaster) & Staff Top of Bldg.

Portrait, Sergent Dunn (Weather Forecaster) & Staff Top of Bldg.


Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.

Two Greek children in Gotham Court debating if Santa Claus will get to their alley or not. He did.


645-647 5th Avenue. Marble Twins.

645-647 5th Avenue. Marble Twins.


[Broadway--South West Corner of 22nd Street.]

[Broadway--South West Corner of 22nd Street.]

Broadway at the south west corner of 22nd St. Visible in the foregound is a food vendor selling "Hot...

Parks, Central Park, various parts of interest.

Parks, Central Park, various parts of interest.


Century House, near Kingsbridge Road, N.Y.

Century House, near Kingsbridge Road, N.Y.

Photograph taken May 3, 1891. House built in 1736.

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "Dippidrome."

Plays (Amateur), Barnard College, "Dippidrome."


5th Ave.--34th St.

5th Ave.--34th St.


Streets of Cairo--Coney Island.

Streets of Cairo--Coney Island.

Crowd watching a barker at the "Streets of Cairo" show at Coney Island.

Portrait, Florence Reed.

Portrait, Florence Reed.


Parks, Riverside Drive, Grants Tomb, Driving, Soldiers & S. Mon.

Parks, Riverside Drive, Grants Tomb, Driving, Soldiers & S. Mon.


Residence, Miss Dodd, North Side of 21st St. Bet. 7th & 8th Aves.

Residence, Miss Dodd, North Side of 21st St. Bet. 7th & 8th Aves.


Mrs. Frances Hoppe & Her Son "Willie".

Mrs. Frances Hoppe & Her Son "Willie".

Mrs. Frances Hoppe playing billiards with her son "Willie" (William F. Hoppe) in a billiard room with...

Labor Leaders, Samuel Gompers, John Burns, Holmes.

Labor Leaders, Samuel Gompers, John Burns, Holmes.


Bethesda Terrace, Central Park

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park


North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".


2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.

2 a.m. in the delivery room in the "Sun" office.


Garden Theatre.

Garden Theatre.

The Garden Theatre in Madison Square Garden at 27th Street and Madison Avenue; "Richard Mansfield" on...

Hotel Albemarle.

Hotel Albemarle.

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

Plays, "Catherine."

Plays, "Catherine."

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

The Division Street Park site -- as it was when tenements were cleared away, taken 1898.

The cleared blocks of land to become Division Street Park.

Erie R.R., Car Interiors.

Erie R.R., Car Interiors.

Photographs, Prints & Drawings Photographs, Prints & Drawings

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

[A Secret on Stanton St., N.Y.]

Two girls and a boy gathered on a step at a doorway.

The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Chapel.

The N.Y. Foundling Hospital -- Chapel.


Parade, Dewey (Troop A)(1st Reg.Co.B)(West Point Cadets) Etc.

Parade, Dewey (Troop A)(1st Reg.Co.B)(West Point Cadets) Etc.


Hospital, Bellevue, Blackwell's Island (Welfare) Old & New Bldgs.

Hospital, Bellevue, Blackwell's Island (Welfare) Old & New Bldgs.

Small dwellings/outbuilding on the grounds of Welfare (previously Blackwell's, now Roosevelt) Island....

Residence, Dr. Gibson, Dentist.

Residence, Dr. Gibson, Dentist.


Theatrical, Castle Square Opera Co. Crowds at B'way Theatre.

Theatrical, Castle Square Opera Co. Crowds at B'way Theatre.


[Looking south from the Battery  to Governors Island.]

[Looking south from the Battery to Governors Island.]

The incinerator next to Castle Williams in visible in the distance.

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