People and Professions

People and ProfessionsThe true dynamic of early-1900 New York City is illustrated best by the people who lived, worked and played there. And as far back as 1876, our authentic photo collection shows New Yorkers—immigrants to America arriving through New York Harbor, laborers, professionals, children and street vendors—and a street life like no other.
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Team Photo

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A Crowd of Men Ogles Enormous Breasts in Times Square, 1948

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A Walk in the Rain, 1938

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Bicycle Parade in Central Park, 1895

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Bleecker and Greene Streets, 1900

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Boys in Front of 14th Street Theater, 1916

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Boys Swimming in the East River, c. 1910

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Broad Street and Exchange Place, circa 1920

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Operating Room, 1908

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Children and Toy Horse on Ellis Island, 1920

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Christmas Dinner Line at the McAuley Mission, 1905

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Christmas in the Ward, Bellevue Hospital, 1920

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