Life in New-York – Second part

Life in New-York - Second part  dans Photographies du monde d'autrefois

1929-1931, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Dirigible establishing contact with Empire State Building tower. While designed for this purpose, it did not prove practical.


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08 Dec 1955, New York, New York, USA — The famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, this year a Norway spruce 65 feet high, lights up the plaza and the skating rink as the switch is thrown, December 8th, on some 2,500 bulbs and 1,400 globes: red, white, blue and yellow. This was the 23rd consecutive year for the spectacular display in the heart of New York.


16 Feb 1958, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Youngsters frolicking through the snow in Central Park as New York’s skyscrapers in the background form this picture postcard setting during today’s snowstorm. The East Coast from Northern Virginia to Boston is cowering under the winter’s worst snowstorm, lashed out of the skies with stinging 35MPH winds. The blizzard is expected to leave New York in the afternoon with an accumulation of 8 to 10 inches in its wake.


1927, New York, New York, USA — This photo shows a Negro traffic cop on 135th Street and Lenox Avenue in Harlem.


19 Apr 1933, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — A Roller Skater? Here’s Your Costume. Are you a devotee of the new roller skating fad now popular among members of the smart set? Then here are the costumes you should wear according to the dictates of Dame Fashion. Miss Theresa Townsend (left) and Miss Joan Hamilton are wearing the jersey « sylo-jamas » in red, white and blue during a period of skating on the roof of Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The Empire State building is in the background.


1944, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — by Brett Weston


1945, New York, New York, USA — Stairway With Broom, Manhattan, 1945


ca. 1944, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Antique Store Front, Manhattan, 1944


30 Oct 1912, Ellis Island, New York, USA — Immigrants stand outside at Ellis Island, looking torwards Manhattan and New York Bay, while they wait to be transferred and become residents of the United States. October 30, 1912.


1949, New York, New York, USA — A model poses as a stylish bride departing for her honeymoon in a blue Irish linen traveling suit.


Thank you enormously to Natasha Rostovtseva  for your magnificent contribution.

Have a nice day



See also:

- Life in New-York – First part.

- New-York – 1930.

2 commentaires

  1. francis02 26 août

    belles photos de New York des années 50
    bonne journée

    Dernière publication sur NOUVELLES d'hier, d'aujourd'hui, de demain : Articles du 1° mai

  2. saintsulpice 26 août

    Bonne journée Francis


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