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Ann McHugh
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. Photos Du, Old Photos, Rare Photos, 1920s Photos, Puente Golden Gate, Foto Picture, Usa Tumblr, Le Far West, Interesting History

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

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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, Vintage New York, Photographie New York, Photo New York, Leonard Street, 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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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.

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

The past is a foreign country

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

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”

Afro: The Popular Hairstyle of African-American People in the Late and ~ vintage everyday Vintage New York, Vintage Mode, Retro Vintage, 70s Fashion, New York Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Hippie Fashion, Fashion Black, Fashion Weeks

New York City in all its Neon-Lit Glory, 1969 - 1971 - Flashbak

These brilliant photos were taken by Hans Joachim Jacobi and scanned by his son Michael. They travelled to NYC as a stopover on the way to and from Halifax in Nova Scotia to visit relatives. Hans was using a Exakta Varex IIa, an East-German camera, using Agfa CT18 film. These photos are courtesy of Hans Joachim Jacobi’s … Continue reading "New York City in all its Neon-Lit Glory, 1969 – 1971"

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.

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

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

vintage everyday: 18 Photographs Capture Street Scenes of New York City in The Early Vintage New York, New York City, Snapchat, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, East Village, Street Photography, Brooklyn, Instagram

St. Marks Cinema, New York City (1982)

© photo by Paul Wright This is St. Marks Cinema in Manhattan’s East Village, on the corner of St. Marks Place and Second Avenue. In the 1980’s the cinema showed films at discount prices and would run double bills and midnight screenings. When I took this photograph the 1979 romantic comedy “Chilly Scenes of Winter” and the 1981 thriller “Cutter's Way“ were showing, as well a midnight screening of “Bloopers”. St. Marks Cinema is now Cohen's Fashion Optical with the Theatre Condos above. St…

NYC in the Love. “After picking up a camera at the age of Jamel Shabazz has been unknowingly become the first “visual documentarian” of hip hop. Hip Hop Fashion, 80s Fashion, Look Fashion, Fall Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Outfits 90s, Hipster Outfits, New York Subway, Nyc Subway

Stunning Vintage Photos That Capture New York’s Subway Since The ’80s

Legendary New York-based fashion, documentary and street photographer Jamel Shabazz has been scanning the scenes of New York City for about 40 years now, reflecting its lifestyles, moods, fashions, and social struggles. Jamel Shabazz's work goes far beyond photography, it is pure sociological docume

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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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.

32 Impressive Photos Show How New York Has Changed Since the ~ vintage everyday Vintage Photography, Film Photography, Street Photography, New York Pictures, New York Photos, Lower Manhattan, Little Italy, Empire State, City Pages

Street Scenes of New York City of the Seventies

Here's a collection of amazing color photographs of New York City's street scenes in the 1970s (via ozmerry)

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, Nostalgia, New York City Photos, 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