Everybody knows the City of New York, the most popular and populous city in the USA. It is one of the most important global cities in the world with many great museums, art galleries, stock exchanges and huge corporations. This collection contains amazing historic photos of NYC that date back to the first half of the 20th century.
An old woman carrying a heavy load on Lafayette St. February 1912.
Camel cigarette advertisement. Times Square, Feb 1943.
Chorus girls arriving to New York City from England, in 1926. George Grantham Bain.
View from 27th floor. December 1931.
Clam seller in Mulberry Bend. Around 1900.
Gramercy Park, Manhattan. Check out the decorative ironwork. Photographed by Berenice Abbott. November 27, 1935.
Grand Central Terminal. October 1941.
A girl carrying kimonos. Thompson St, February 1912.
Suffragettes on way to Boston.
A row of hanging oppossums.
Produce market on Washington Street. 1952.
52nd St. and E. River. December 1931.
School children around May poles in Central Park.
S.S. Coamo leaving New York. December 1941.
Rear view of tenement, 134 1/2 Thompson Street. Lewis Wickes Hine. February 1912.
The Mall, Central Park. Around 1905.
View from Empire State Building to Chrysler Building and Queensboro Bridge. January 1932.
Washington Market, 1917.
Huts made of salvaged materials. Notice the baby carriage. Photographed by Berenice Abbott. October 25, 1935.