New York Historic photos, documents, and people

December 5, 1905

Mark Twain liked to entertain and be entertained, but his 70th birthday party was truly an evening to be remembered. Thrown by Colonel George Harvey, the editor of Harper’s Weekly, at Delmonico’s Resta

My great grandmother was a hell of a woman...six foot tall,2nd woman in the country to be a rural mail route deliverer,widowed in her twenties, she raised her three children and taught school on the re

June, 1916

Children of the Sunshine with "Play". L.W. Hine. #4140: Miss Mackay's Pageant Children of Sunshine and Shadow as presented at Washington Irving High School. Location: New York, New York (State)

June, 1916

Children of the Shadow. #4140: Miss Mackay's Pageant Children of Sunshine and Shadow as presented at Washington Irving High School. L. W. Hine. Location: New York, New York (State)

June, 1916

"Joy". "I am Joy, with morning shod." #4140: Miss Mackay's Pageant Children of Sunshine and Shadow as presented at Washington Irving High School. L.W. Hine. Location: New York, New York (State)

June, 1916

"Knowledge" and "Greed". #4140: Miss Mackay's Pageant Children of Sunshine and Shadow as presented at Washington Irving High School. L.W. Hine. Location: New York, New York (State)

March, 1913

Selling the "Warheit" - Jewish paper, at midnight, on Delancey Street. M. Brown - 247 Monroe Street, Age 10 - on right. H. Brown - 247 Monroe Street, Age 12 - on left. Scheer - 263 Stanton Street, Age

March, 1913

Waiting for the "Forwards" - Jewish paper - at 1 A.M. Group includes boys 10 years old. Taken on steps of "Forwards" building at 1:15 A.M. just as the papers were being issued. Location: New York, New

Row of tenements, 260 to 268 Elizabeth St., N.Y., in which a great deal of finishing of clothes is carried on. See photo of 2824, which shows condition of halls. See also photo 2828, one of the familie