Vintage New York

A look into the past of New York.


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  1. Jaguar at the Bronx Zoo
1883

    Jaguar at the Bronx Zoo

    1883

     
     
  2. 1930s New York video

     
     
  3. Yankee Stadium 

    Yankee StadiumĀ 

     
     
  4. Webster Avenue North from Gun Hill Road

    Webster Avenue North from Gun Hill Road

     
     
  5. East Gun Hill Road & Webster Avenue in the Bronx

    East Gun Hill Road & Webster Avenue in the Bronx

     
     
  6. New York fire fighters running from a collapsing building
July 18, 1962

    New York fire fighters running from a collapsing building

    July 18, 1962

     
     
  7. Ariel photography of Manhattan from 10,000 feet.

    Ariel photography of Manhattan from 10,000 feet.

    (Source: en.nationaalarchief.nl)

     
     
  8. 1909

    1909

     
     
  9. New York City subway map
1925

    New York City subway map

    1925

     
     
  10. Bronx city planning map
1901

    Bronx city planning map

    1901

     
     
  11. World’s Fair, Typical Miss New York winner, Miss Bronx
1939

    World’s Fair, Typical Miss New York winner, Miss Bronx

    1939

     
     
  12. Map of New-York and its vicinity
drawn by D.H. Burr, geographerengraved by S. Stiles
1839

    Map of New-York and its vicinity

    drawn by D.H. Burr, geographer
    engraved by S. Stiles

    1839

     
     
  13. Profile Map of the New York Subway from Brooklyn Bridge to the Bronx
1905

    Profile Map of the New York Subway from Brooklyn Bridge to the Bronx

    1905

     
     
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3-Prize winning babies- Henry Beekman (3d)—Ada Cohen (2d) Marie Danahea (1st)
Borough Baby Contest
1914

    3-Prize winning babies- Henry Beekman (3d)—Ada Cohen (2d) Marie Danahea (1st)

    Borough Baby Contest

    1914

     
     
  15. 
Rings and poles, Bronx Park
1910-1915

    Rings and poles, Bronx Park

    1910-1915