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0266682
FIRE ESCAPE, 1840.
A firefighter using lazy tongs to rescue a victim in a burning building, 1840. Engraving, English, 1840.
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0268402
EVANS: NEW YORK CITY, 1938.
Building facades on 61st Street somewhere between 1st and 3rd Avenue in New York, New York. Photograph by Walker Evans, 1938.
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0125157
NEW YORK: FIRE ESCAPES.
'The New York Tenement House "Fire-Escapes." Puck woud like to know how the tenants "escape" by them in case of fire.' Lithograph cartoon by Frederick Burr Opper from 'Puck,' c1890.
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0127445
BROWNSTONE FIRE ESCAPE.
Fire escapes on a brownstone in New York Ciy. Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith, September 2007.
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0132932
FIRST OPIUM WAR.
East India steamer Nemesis and other boats destroying Chinese war junks in Anson's Bay, 07 January 1841.
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0323660
WORLD WAR II: NORTH AFRICA.
A burning British tank after being hit during the army's Operation Crusader outside of Tobruk, Libya. One crew member is escaping. Photograph, August 1941. Full credit: Eric Borchert - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0266680
FIRE ESCAPE, 1767.
A hoist system of escaping a building during a fire, 1767. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0266683
FIRE ESCAPE, 1884.
A woman escaping from a burning building using a 'portable friction' fire escape. American invention, 1884. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0266681
FIRE ESCAPE, 1791.
A movable balcony fire escape in England, 1791. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0323848
NEW YORK: MOTT STREET, 1942.
Italian-American women on a fire escape watching a parade and flag raising ceremony on Mott Street in New York City, in honor of men from the neighborhood in the United States Army. Photograph by Marjory Collins, 1942.
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0110744
TRUMAN CAPOTE (1924-1984).
American writer. Photographed following the publication of his novel 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' in 1958.
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0125132
NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
A street on Manhattan's Lower East Side, c1900.
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0409606
NEW YORK: FRONT STREET.
The corner of Front Street and Peck Slip, New York. Photograph by Walter Smalling Jr., 1981.
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0167517
TENEMENT BUILDING, 1912.
A tenement building in need of repair with eight families doing home-work in poor conditions at 233 East 107th Street in New York City. Photograph by Lewis Hine, February 1912.
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0094099
FIRE ESCAPE, 1883.
Wood engraving, American, 1883.
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0124798
NEW YORK: CHINATOWN, c1900.
Mott Street in Chinatown, lower Manhattan, c1900.
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0089330
NEW YORK: HEAT WAVE, 1883.
Tenement dwellers trying to get some sleep outside on a sweltering summer night. Line engraving after W.A. Rogers, 1883.
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0323850
NEW YORK: MOTT STREET, 1942.
A flag raising ceremony on Mott Street in New York City, in honor of men from the neighborhood in the United States Army. Photograph by Marjory Collins, 1942.
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0092310
NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Tenement buildings on the Lower East Side, photographed from a fire escape, c1960.
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0092270
NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Street scene on the Lower East Side, New York, with typical tenement buildings. Photographed c1970.
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0130927
NEW YORK: CHINATOWN, 1905.
Chinese restaurants on Mott Street in New York City. The Church of the Transfiguration can be seen in the distance. Photograph, c1905.
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0167696
NEW YORK: TRIANGLE FACTORY.
Three women standing across the street from the burned out Triangle Shirtwaist Company, that has a sign 'Girls Wanted.' Drawing by Henry Glintenkamp, 1911.
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0186589
GREENWICH VILLAGE, c1965.
A view of MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village, New York City. Photograph, c1965.
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0297588
HISTORY.
The German cruiser SMS Emden destroyed by the Australian Navy cruiser HMAS Sydney. Illustrator Achille Beltrame (1871-1945), from La Domenica del Corriere, 22nd -29th November 1914. Full Credit: Copyright DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0338682
HISTORY.
Battle of Pavia, French invasion of the entrenched camp and escape the ladies in the wake of Francis I, February 24, 1525, Flemish tapestry based on tapestry cartoons by Bernaert van Orley (1488-1492-1541-1542), from 1528 to 1531, 440x818 cm. Detail. Fourth War of Italy, Italy, 16th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / The Granger C
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0108533
HINE: NEW YORK CITY, 1912.
Storefront at 233 East 107th street, New York City. Photograph by Lewis Hine, February 1912.
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0118738
NEW YORK: TENEMENTS, 1912.
A row of tenements on Elizabeth Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York. Photograph, by Lewis Wickes Hine, March 1912.
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0055691
FILM: CITIZEN KANE, 1941.
Joseph Cotten stumping for Kane (Orson Welles) in a scene from the 1941 motion picture 'Citizen Kane.'
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0092273
NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Typical tenement architecture of the Lower East Side, New York. Photographed c1960.
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0527299
LOWER MANHATTAN, c1970.
Rooftops in Lower Manhattan. Photograph by Paul Rudolph, c1970.
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0106543
PUSHCART MARKET, 1939.
A pushcart market on Belmont Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Photograph, 1939.
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0037274
WEST SIDE STORY, 1961.
Richard Beymer as Tony and Natalie Wood as Maria in a scene from 'West Side Story,' 1961.
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0102763
NEW YORK: AMBULANCE, 1895.
The Bellevue Hospital Ambulance in New York City. Photograph, 1895.
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0166238
NEW YORK: BUSINESSES.
Building with Byron Company studio on the second floor, a cigar store, jewelery store, shoe store, confectionery, and tire store on the ground floor, New York City. Photograph, 1916.
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0172192
PEOPLE ON FIRE ESCAPES.
Back of a tenement; people on fire escapes; laundry on the clothesline. New York City, 1935.
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0098828
NEW YORK: BOWERY THEATER.
Miner's Theatre on the Bowery, New York City, venue for vaudeville shows and boxing matches. Lithograph, 1890s.
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0124797
NEW YORK : CHINATOWN, 1909.
Doyers Street in New York's Chinatown in lower Manhattan. Stereograph, 1909.
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0051012
NEW YORK: TENEMENTS.
Unidentified tenement buildings, mid-20th century.
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0170541
RUDOLPH ABEL (1903-1971).
Alias of Vilyam Fisher, a Soviet spy. The building at 252 Fulton Street in Brooklyn, New York, where Abel had a studio on the fifth floor while posing as an artist. Photograph by the Associated Press, August 1957.
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0045584
TRIANGLE FACTORY FIRE.
The only fire escape at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City, hanging mangled from the heat and the weight of the escaping women in the aftermath of the fire that struck on 25 March 1911.
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