Life in New-York – Seventh part

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Fifth Avenue in New York, historical view

 

 

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Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Port Authority Bus Terminal view showing main motorstairs at height of morning rush hour.

 

 

New York, New York, USA — New York, NY- Lina Basquett, well known dancer and musical comedy star, rehearsing new steps for a coming production on a ledge of the roof of the Hotel Commodore twenty eight stories belos is 42nd Street, whose hurrying throngs are unaware of the dancer balanced far above their heads. Undated photograph.

 

 

 

02 Aug 1926, Times Square, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Construction of the Paramount Building on Broadway in Times Square. Steel workers perched on steel beam during their lunch break.

 

 

New York, New York, USA — Putting up New York’s « tallest » calls for both brawn and nerve. This photo shows a worker fastening steel cable to hold a derrick in place prior to lifting steel girders and other steel parts at the top of the skyscraper.

 

Times Square, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Times Square in the Rain and at Night

 

ca. 1900s, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA — Sunshine and cloudless skies lured hundreds of visitors to Coney Island, on last Sunday, April 24, 1938. Many were seen promenading on the boardwalk, but none took a chance on entering the yet chilly waters. Here is a view of the Wonder Wheel, with the Virginia Reel in the foreground, this being one of the main attractions to be found at the famed Island.

 

06 Dec 1957, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — 12/6/1957-New York, New York- Majestic apartment houses and hotels along New Yorks City’s Fifth Avenue glow like christmas trees while Central Park wears her first winter coat. A contrasting rustic touch as provided by this graceful bridge over the glass like lake.

 

1982-1986, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Foyer of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

 

 

25 May 1983, New York, New York, USA — 5/25/1983-New York, New York- Plumes of bright fireworks displays a glow over the twin towers of the Brooklyn Bridge, in the gala nocturnal salute to the century-old span. Glittering lights from lower Manhattan skyscrapers are visable in the background.

 

Thank you enormously to Natasha Rostovtseva  for your magnificent contribution.

Have a nice day

 Saint-Sulpice

 

See also:

- Life in New-York – First part.

- 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.

- New-York – 1930.

Life in New-York – Sixth part

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New York, New York, USA — View of The Holland tunnel Entrance Before a Holiday

 

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25 Aug 1962, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — New York: Construction worker walking along a steel girder on the Pan Am construction site with Chrysler Building in the background.

 

October 1930, Midtown, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — New York City: Sign Painter at work high over 42nd Street.

 

30 Sep 1947, Bronx, New York, New York, USA — 9/30/1947-New York, NY: Yankee and Dodger fans are jamming the Yankee Stadium today for the opening of the World Series, to root for their teams. To W.M. Barrett, the Big Diamond Jubilee is strictly a business opportunity. He expects to do a booming trade selling Yankee souvenir programs. Bleachers were filled to teh bursting point at 10 A.M., hours before the game.

 

17 Feb 1947, New York, New York, USA — Members of the US Board of Tea Experts meet to taste teas. Left to right around the tasting table are J. Grayson Luttrell of Baltimore, Robert A. Lewis of Boston, George F. Mitchell of New York, Walter Hellyer of Chicago, Paul Ahrens of San Francisco, and William Harrington of New York and tea examiner.

 

01 Mar 1953, New York, New York, USA — The Giardina family watches daughter Susana with President Eisenhower on a television fundraiser for the American Red Cross

 

New York, New York, USA — Children of Public School #38, Clark and Dominick Streets, are ardent lovers of apples, and they eat their apples « publicly » to inform us that National Apple Week is due next week. They are, left to right: Beatrice Petrizzo, Rocco Laietto, Thelma Cordani, Lena D. Alesante.

05 Jun 1956, Queens, New York, New York, USA — She was pretty well tuckered out after a flight from the West Coast, but Marilyn Monroe puckered up like this on her arrival at Idlewild Airport. She celebrated her thirtieth birthday on the previous day. On her reported romance with playwright Arthur Miller, La Monroe would say nothing.

 

17 Oct 1952, New York, New York, USA — Picture of a boy in seventh heaven. This blond youngster is about to make a feast of one of Jahn’s most popular dishes. It’s called « Tall in the Saddle, » which is presumably the way one feels after finishing it. Jahn’s dates back to 1897 and no effort is spared to create concoctions that delight the eye and the palate and tickle the imagination.

 

04 Oct 1939, Bronx, New York, New York, USA — General view of Yankee Stadium, New York, showing part of packed grandstands and playing field, as New York edged Cincinnati, 2-1, in opening game of the 1939 World Series. An estimated 60,000 packed the Stadium.

 

Thank you enormously to Natasha Rostovtseva  for your magnificent contribution.

Have a nice day

 Saint-Sulpice

 

See also:

- Life in New-York – First part.

- Life in New-York - Second part.

- Life in New-York - Third part.

- Life in New-York – Fourth part.

- Life in New-York – Fifth part.

- New-York – 1930.

Life in New-York – Fourth part

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

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

 Saint-Sulpice

 

See also:

- Life in New-York – First part.

- Life in New-York - Second part.

- Life in New-York - Third part.

- New-York – 1930.

Life in New-York – First part

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

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

 Saint-Sulpice

 

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.

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