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.
Columbus Circle at Night, c. 1920

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Coney Island, Brooklyn, 1932

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Construction of Streetcar Tracks, 1900

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Curb Exchange, 1915

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Curb Market Activity, 1925

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Depression Era Apple Seller at Broadway and W. 32 Street, c. 1930

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Don't Be A Scab, 1916

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Doyers Street, July 4, 1905

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Erecting a Skyscraper, 1906

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Erecting a Skyscraper, 1907

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Girls on the Parachute Jump, 1955

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Great Jones Street and Lafayette Place, 1867

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