Pictured is an aerial view of bustling New York City harbor. Various boats and ships ply the harbor in the foreground and midground, and the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are visible in the background. Prominently featured is the famous...
Disasters; Fire; Barrels; Coats of arms; Flags; Hills; Logs; Reflections; Ropes; Ship equipment & rigging; Smoke; Smokestacks; Wreaths; People; Passengers; Black & white postcards; Rowboats; Ships; Steamboats; Panoramic views; Harbors;
The maritime scene at the Hoboken pier fire of 1900. In this disaster, notorious in its day, the piers of the North German Lloyd [Norddeutscher Lloyd] line in Hoboken caught fire, with the flames quickly passing to four vessels of the line; the...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
The Western Union Telegraph Company
Number 6 NY
Sent by Lt
Rec’d by Fa
Check 21 Paid 47 and 20.
Received at Port Richmond, N.Y. May 13 1907
Dated New York 13
To Edwin Markham
May Vierecks publisher quote your remarks that no...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
A view of Lockport with the flight of locks. On the right of the card there are the shells of a number of ruined buildings [presumably from fire]. A canal boat is seen emerging from the locks and a small [presumably steam passenger boat] can be...
Street Scenes;Roads;Construction;Stores;Fire Escapes;Flags
Construction of traverse road at the Grand Concourse and Fordham Rd. This road was
designed by Louis F. Haffen, the first Borough President of the Bronx who also happened to
be an engineer. Note the Bronx County flag displayed on the building to...
Hospitals;Fire Insurance;Events;Police Dept.;Military Training
Describes needs of Fordham Hospital, reduced fire insurance rates, an orphans outing at Clason Point, police activities along Third Ave, armory military lectures and a training camp at For Schuyler. In--Minutes of Directors Meetings, Vol. 5, pp....
Children cool off on a hot day in Melrose with a fire hydrant shower. Other children, coming out of the adjacent playground, take in the scene. They notice that the child in a wheel chair is catching the water spray, too, judging from the wet...