Life in New-York – First part

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ca. 1930s, Lower Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — An immigrant family looks out over the New York skyline as they arrive in the USA from Germany aboard the S. S. .


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1871-1886, Liberty Island, New York, New York, USA The photographer took this new look at the Statue of Liberty on it’s 70th Birthday. Visitors may be seen leaning out from under the spiked crown. The people of France gave the Statue to the United States in 1884.




30 Sep 1932, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA Four construction workers take a nap, balanced on a steel girder hung 800 feet over Manhattan, during the construction of the Radio City Music Hall.



ca. 1941, New York, New York, USA  Three models looking out the back window of a car; at left, wearing a small hat in white pique with a white feather with dark dots, by Russeks; center, wearing a small white Panama hat decorated with a black velvet band, jet ornament, and tulle veiling; at right, wearing a white straw hat with dark stripes, by Franklin Simon.



26 Feb 1947, New York, New York, USA — 02/26/1947 New York, NYmusic–the redhot variety –is the specialty at New York’s Savoy Ballroom; and that kind of music makes for the red hot jitterbugging of harlemites. Dancers creat miniature cyclones as they jitter to hot jazz. Sometimes it quiets down and gets smoother. Ricky Babbit and Lucy Simms are smooth.



1941, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA — Kindergarten students from the Bank Street School look at the New York City skyline from a ferry in New York Harbor.


ca. 1939, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Three Western Union messengers travel on a ferry from Liberty Island. The flag on the right is on a car used by President Roosevelt.


1961, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Audrey Hepburn in evening gloves and tiara in Blake Edwards’


ca. 1940s, New York, New York, USA — Children Waving at Statue of Liberty


21 Aug 1925, New York, New York, USA — College Student Getting Practical Experience. New York: At the suggestion of Austin, Texas, is making good use of his summer vacation by learning with the sweat of his brow, how tons of steel become giant skyscrapers. He is an iron worker on the new 15 story physics building for Columbia University, which is in the course of construction. Besides not being afraid to balance himself atop the highest girders, the student iron worker is quite a boxer, fighting under the name of « Wary » Wade. The proceeds of the fight going towards paying his way through college. Photo shows Wade on he job as an iron worker.


Thank you enormously to Natasha Rostovtseva  for your magnificent contribution.

Have a nice day



See also:

- Life in New-York - Second part.

- Life in New-York - Third part.

- Life in New-York – Fourth part.

- Life in New-York – Fifth part.

- Life in New-York - Sixth part.

- Life in New-York – Seventh part.

- New-York – 1930.

2 commentaires

  1. 4aru7eb 17 août

    Bonsoir, Saint-Sulpice, je te souhaite une douce nuit

  2. saintsulpice 17 août

    Merci Suzanne,

    Toi aussi


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