Life in New-York – Fourth part

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20 May 1962, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Actress Marilyn Monroe sings « Happy Birthday » to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden, for his upcoming 45th birthday.



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ca. 1925-1934, Bronx, New York, New York, USA — Date filed 8/6/1961-New York, NY- Full length shot shows Babe Ruth about to hit a baseball, looking up.


ca. 1920s-1940s, Harlem, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — The night spot that best evokes glittering images of Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s is the Cotton Club. While literary urbanites appreciated Harlem Renaissance writers like Langston Hughes, more fun-loving New Yorkers were attracted to the neighborhood’s vibrant cabarets. If you were white and well-heeled, you could enjoy African American entertainers like Louis Armstrong and Bill « Bojangles » Robinson at the elegant Cotton Club.


1953, New York, New York, USA — Georgia Hamilton poses in a white chiffon formal for Harper’s Bazaar Magazine. New York City, 1950.


27 Jan 1961, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Jan Murray (L) sits alongside Rat Pack members Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Frank Sinatra as the group unwinds backstage at Carnegie Hall after entertaining at a benefit performance in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


1960, New York, New York, USA — Stylish couple kissing in the back seat of a car.


31 Aug 1954, Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA — A passerby holds on to a tree for support as hurricane swept waves hammer the sea wall adjacent to the Belt Parkway near 72nd Street in Brooklyn. The New York area and the New Jersey coastline were battered by Hurricane Carol as heavy rains and fierce winds disrupted power lines, felled trees and tangled air and highway traffic. The eye of the hurricane, which originated in the Caribbean, passed the Hamptons on Long Island. An estimated 175,000 persons were left without light and telephone service and thousands of persons evacuated summer bungalows along the southern shore. Gusts of 60 mph were reported in New York City, and 48,000 homes were without electricity.


ca. 1940, New York, New York, USA — At Miss Cook’s School of Manners, women demonstrate how to walk with a proper posture by carrying books on their heads.


1939 — by Lewis Hine


 29 Sep 1930, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — A steel worker hangs stories above the streets of Manhattan while holding onto the end of a crane hook at the construction site of the Empire State Building. The Chrysler Building is viewable in the distance.


Thank you enormously to Natasha Rostovtseva  for your magnificent contribution.

Have a nice day



See also:

- Life in New-York – First part.

- Life in New-York - Second part.

- Life in New-York - Third part.

- New-York – 1930.

4 commentaires

  1. lucaerne 31 août

    Euh… l’homme à l’arbre, il essaie de retenir le végétal ou de s’envoler avec ?
    Et les jeunes femmes dessous, personne n’a osé leur dire que ce n’était pas comme ça qu’on lisait les livres ?

  2. saintsulpice 31 août

    Chère Lucaerne! Devant ce commentaire si pertinent…….Que répondre, hum!!!!

    Quelle perspicacité t’habite!

    Bonne journée


  3. lucaerne 1 septembre

    En fait, l’homme à l’arbre me plaît vraiment beaucoup, beaucoup, beaucou ! Crois-tu que j’aurais le droit d’écrire un texte dessus ? Enfin, pas dessus dessus, mais tu vois ce que je veux dire…

    Tempêtueuses amitiés…

  4. saintsulpice 1 septembre

    Avec plaisir Lucaerne, tu as tous les droits…..enfin presque!!!



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