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Eugenics Demonstration on Wall Street

Date: October 27 1915
Description: Four impoverished men hired by "The Medical Review of Reviews" carry signs with the eugenics slogans, "I am a burden to myself and the State. Should I be a...
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International Delivery Truck in front of Queensboro Bridge

Date: July 05 1927
Description: Driver in an International delivery truck parked along the waterfront with the Queensboro Bridge in the background. The truck was owned by Joseph Victori &...
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Grand Demonstration of Workingmen

Date: September 05 1882
Description: The procession passing the reviewing stand at Union Square.
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Lindbergh Returns

Date: June 13 1927
Description: Charles Lindbergh on board ship in New York Harbor. After flying to France in the "Spirit of St. Louis," Lindbergh returned to the United States by ship. H...
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Lindbergh Before the Flight

Date: May 20 1927
Description: Charles Lindbergh receiving encouragement from an unidentified spectator as the "Spirit of St. Louis" is prepared for take off. Described by some as a fly...
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Skywriting Advertisement for Cigarettes

Date: 1923
Description: Advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes that shows the product name being written as a smoke trail above New York City. The campaign was devised for the...
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La Follette Presidential Rally

Date: September 21 1924
Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., waves to the crowd at the close of a presidential campaign speech at Yankee Stadium. Robert M. La Follette, Jr., is be...
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Registration of Enemy Aliens

Date: May 23 1917
Description: Unnaturalized Germans registering as enemy aliens at the New York Federal Building. Registration was necessary for them to be able to travel within the va...
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Treasure and Trinket Fund

Date: January 1918
Description: Mrs. William Bartlett of the Aviation Committee of the National Special Aid Society, examines metal objects donated by members to be sold to benefit Americ...
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Russian Immigrants Convention

Date: 1918
Description: A convention of Russian immigrants at Beethoven Hall in New York City. The newspaper caption for this photograph describes the Bolshevik communist faction...
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McCarthy, the Primary Winner

Date: September 18 1952
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy speaking with reporters at LaGuardia Airport shortly after his victory over Len Schmitt in the Wisconsin Republican primary. McC...
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Senator and Mrs. McCarthy

Date: October 12 1953
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and his new bride, the former Jean Kerr, arrive at the federal building in New York City where a hearing concerning security ris...
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Hollywood Ten Discussion

Date: 1947
Description: At a luncheon sponsored by Americans for Democratic Action, Paul Hays, chair of the ADA New York chapter, discusses the congressional investigation of Holl...
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Joe McCarthy Investigates

Date: October 17 1953
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, now chair of the Senate Investigating Committee, arrives at a New York City hotel to begin hearings on alleged Communist espion...
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Anti-Rosenberg Demonstrators

Date: 1951
Description: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951, and sentenced to death. The climate surrounding their trial wa...
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McCarthy and Chief of Staff

Date: November 24 1953
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and Francis P. Carr at the first public session of the investigation of espionage at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Carr read into...
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International Model 63 Storage Company Truck

Date: April 13 1926
Description: International Model 63 truck operated by the Sunrise Storage Company - "Movers, Packers, Shippers."
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International Model 63 Truck

Date: January 23 1926
Description: Two men loading merchandise into the covered bed of an International Model 63 truck operated by the E.B. Latham & Company - "Electrical & Radio Merchandise...
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MacArthur Returns

Date: May 20 1951
Description: General Douglas MacArthur rides in an open car during the ticker tape parade in his honor. MacArthur had just returned to the United States, having been re...
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Payday at Truck

Date: January 20 1927
Description: A group of men line up for their pay at an armored International Model 63 truck used by the City of New York Department of Finance. The truck is guarded by...

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