How times have changed in New York City! Extraordinary colour photographs reveal 1940s life in the Big Apple in all its glory
How times have changed in New York City! Extraordinary colour photographs reveal 1940s life in the Big Apple in all its glory Photos by Indiana snapper Charles Weever Cushman in 1941 and 1942 Expensive colour Kodachrome was used to take impressive collection Many buildings have since been demolished but some of them still stand
Wherever I went in the world after I'd grown up and left that place, it was still inside me. Still part of me, seared into my brain. Whenever I closed my eyes at night it was as if I was standing there looking up at the bridge, with the gentle soft night breeze butting up against me urging me onwards yet keeping me safe.
Photographer Stephen Shames: Finding Home In The Bronx
The Bronx and the view of Manhattan, 1989. - This neighborhood has been home to many artists and still remains an inspiration nowadays. Discover Photographer Stephen Shames: Finding Home in the Bronx at TheCultureTrip.com
A National Historic Landmark located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Eldridge Street Synagogue was one of the first synagogues built in the United States by Eastern European Jews that is still open today. The synagogue underwent a period of abandonment in the 1950s through the 1980s, but has now become a public museum. Its renovation involved the cooperation of many different groups. - by acanyc, via Flickr
New York City In 1973...once upon a time ...there it was...and then not...9/11...still hoping... “If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
After the Great Migration, Harlem, New York, became the capitol of cultural activity for African-Americans. This period in American history was uplifting to African-Americans as a people. Many individuals connected their expressions in writings, music, and visual artworks as they related to the political, social, and economic conditions of being black in America.