New York Then and Now: The Lower East Side - make sure to check out pp. 50-57 to read excerpts from the annual reports of NYPL librarians in the 1940s-1970s: http://www.nypl.org/sites/default/files/lowereastsideguide-final.pdf #TeachNYPL Photos, New York Cities, 103 Bowery, Blossoms Restaurants, Barbers Shops, Berenice Abbott, Their Abbott, Newyork, Photography
#TeachNYPL #History #NYC From the NYPL Digital Collections: Silent Protest parade on Fifth Avenue, New York City, July 28, 1917, in response to the East St. Louis race riot. In front row are James Weldon Johnson [far right], W. E. B. DuBois [2nd from right], Rev. Hutchens Chew Bishop, rector of St. Philip's Episcopal Church [Harlem] and realtor John E. Nail.
Gasoline Station, Tenth Avenue and 29th Street, Manhattan.
Sumner Healey Antique Shop, Third Avenue near 57th Street, Manhattan.
Newsstand, 32nd Street and Third Avenue, Manhattan.
Wall Street district, from roof of Irving Trust Co. Building, Manhattan.
Lyric Theatre, Third Avenue between 12th and 13th street, Manhattan.