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May 1943. "New York. A tenement house in Harlem." Note the sign advising of COVER. Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information.  Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Wise Valet: 1943 high-resolution photo

A tenement house in Harlem." Note the sign advising of COVER. Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information.

1920 Owen and Beers Record Shop on Chambers Street

The Owens & Beers Victor 'talking machines' shop at 81 Chambers Street in New York c.

Times Square theaters by day, in New York City. The Times Building, Loew's Theatre, Hotel Astor, Gaiety Theatre and other landmarks are featured in this January, 1938 photo. (Bofinger, E.M./Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives

Times Square theaters by day. The Times Building, Loew's Theatre, Hotel Astor, Gaiety Theatre and other landmarks are featured in this January, 1938 photo - Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives - In Focus - The Atlantic

Harlem 1940s and 1950s | Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center Exhibitions « Harlem ...

Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center exhibitions totally centered on the heritage of Harlem. Visit us during Black History Month 2015 and all throughout the year.

Harlem

James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.

1920 Times Square

Vintage New York City prints

La Primadora cigar shop at 1153 Broadway in New York circa 1920. The owner, civic leader and entrepreneur Max Schwarz, died in 1940.

La Primadora cigar shop at 1153 Broadway in New York circa The owner, civic leader and entrepreneur Max Schwarz, died in

56th Street and 6th Avenue, S.W. corner. - 1940

Street and Avenue, S.

NYC 1940's

NYC ( old style 'perambulator ' in the photograph !

Oct. 8, 1939. "315 Seventh Avenue, New York City. General view." William Hohauser's 1920s skyscraper presides over the fur district, which includes the Bilt-Rite Fur Machine Co. 5x7 negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive

315 Seventh Avenue, New York City. William Hohauser's skyscraper presides over the fur district, which includes the Bilt-Rite Fur Machine Co.