A New York City firefighter looks up at what remains of the World Trade Center after its collapse during the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. The photograph was taken on September 13, 2001.
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Mrs. Battaglia, Tessie (12 years old), Tony (7 years old) live at 170 Mulberry St. in the rear house on the 5th floor in New York. They work as garment workers. Mrs. Battaglia’s husband was crippled by a fall. She works in the shop everyday except Saturdays, when the children sew with her at home. They […]
On Jan. 16, 1920, the government outlawed alcohol – completely. Prohibition was officially put into effect and an end was put to all manufacturing, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcohol and alcoholic beverages. As Prohibition agents stormed cities dumping booze, illegal practices and criminal activity ran rampant. In this photo, New York law enforcement […]
Florence Jaffray Hurst “Daisy” Harriman, chairman and founder of the Women’s National Wilson and Marshall Organization, addressing a political rally in Union Square, New York on August 20, 1912. The New York Times states that Harriman was the founder and chairman of the organization which was active at least through the 1912 election. She also […]