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New York Journal-American: An American Paper for the American People

Photographic Morgue

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The photographic morgue of the New York Journal-American is comprised, in part, of approximately two million prints compiled by Journal-American staff. This gallery provides access to a select group of images meant to represent broad areas of the collection. The gallery can be searched by keyword or it can be browsed by topic. This search engine is NOT case sensitive, and partial words are acceptable.

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23rd Regiment Armory

23rd Regiment Armory
nd
Armories

A Lot of Marijuana

A Lot of Marijuana
1951-06-18
Dope -- Marijuana plants / weeds

Above the City's Roof Tops

Above the City's Roof Tops
1932-10-15
Cities Service Building

Aerial Reconnaissance Photo of Manhattan

Aerial Reconnaissance Photo of Manhattan

Disarmament -- Exhibit, Open Skies

American Legion Parade

American Legion Parade
1937-09-21
American Legion -- Convention and parade, New York City, 1937

April Fool's Airplane Landing

April Fool's Airplane Landing
1949-04-01
April Fool's Day

Architects Protest Destruction of Pennsylvania Station

Architects Protest Destruction of Pennsylvania Station
1962-08-03
Architects

Arriving Commuters

Arriving Commuters
1965-05-07
Ferryboats and terminals

Awaiting Demolition

Awaiting Demolition
1954-05-10
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Bagels Roll Again!

Bagels Roll Again!
1954-01-02
BAB - Baking

Bridge Work

Bridge Work
1958-04-30
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Broom Street Uptown

Broom Street Uptown
1963-08-18
Clean-Up New York City Campaign -- Cleanliness

Buses Crowd Fifth Avenue During A Work Slowdown

Buses Crowd Fifth Avenue During A Work Slowdown
1945-10-03
Bus -- 5th Ave.

Carolers

Carolers
1965-12-15
Christmas -- Carols

Celebrating Arbor Day

Celebrating Arbor Day
1961-05-11
Arbor Day

Ceremonies for Future World's Fair

Ceremonies for Future World's Fair
1936-06-30
Flags -- New York City

Christmas Chorale

Christmas Chorale
1963-12-19
Christmas -- Trees

Christmas Crowds at Penn Station

Christmas Crowds at Penn Station
1948-12-25
Clocks [2 folders]

Christmas Planning

Christmas Planning
1943-12-12
Christmas -- A - Z & misc. [2 folders]

Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit
1962-12-07
Christmas -- Trees

Citizens' Committee Patrols Their Neighborhood

Citizens' Committee Patrols Their Neighborhood
1964-08-07
Citizens -- Misc.

City and State Officials Open Alexander's New "Flagship" Store

City and State Officials Open Alexander's New "Flagship" Store
1965-08-30
Alexanders Store

City's Double Decker Bus Sold to Hollywood

City's Double Decker Bus Sold to Hollywood
1947-02-17
Bus -- 5th Ave.

Clean Air Balloons

Clean Air Balloons
1965-10-26
Clean-Up New York City Campaign -- Cleanliness

Cold War

Cold War
1958-12-01
Chess

Counting the Ballots

Counting the Ballots
1945-11-07
Ballots and ballot boxes

Couple Atop A Double Decker Bus

Couple Atop A Double Decker Bus
1943-05-29
Bus -- 5th Ave.

Face of the Statue of Liberty

Face of the Statue of Liberty
1948-10-28
American history -- Your America feature, 1948 [3 folders]

Fiesta de San Gennaro

Fiesta de San Gennaro
1961-09-19
FEA - FEZ

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

Bus -- 5th Ave.

Flag Day Celebration

Flag Day Celebration
1941-06-14
Flags -- American [2 folders]

Flagging A Taxi

Flagging A Taxi
1962-01-02
Bus -- Strikes -- Misc. [2 folders]

Glass Gallery of the Cloisters

Glass Gallery of the Cloisters
1966-03-12
Cloisters

Happy Holiday Crowd

Happy Holiday Crowd
1949-07-03
Crowds

Highest Tree in New York

Highest Tree in New York
1962-12-05
Christmas -- Trees

Hoboken Ferry Terminal

Hoboken Ferry Terminal

Ferryboats and terminals

Installation of New Public Ashtrays

Installation of New Public Ashtrays
1958-04-23
Ash trays -- Public

Last Ferry Run

Last Ferry Run
1964-11-27
Ferryboats and terminals

Manhattan Backdrop

Manhattan Backdrop
1962-04-26
Ferryboats and terminals

Model for New Sports Stadium

Model for New Sports Stadium
1956-02-06
Brooklyn Sports Center

New Airlines Terminal Building in NYC

New Airlines Terminal Building in NYC
1946-04-17
Aerial -- Airlines Terminal Building

New Bus Seats

New Bus Seats
1965-05-07
Bus -- Misc. [2 folders]

New Buses

New Buses
1956-07-17
Bus -- Misc. [2 folders]

New Home of the Athletic Club

New Home of the Athletic Club
1930-09-24
DOA - DOZ

New York City Beauty Contest Entrants

New York City Beauty Contest Entrants
1965-07-16
Beauty contest -- International Beauty Congress

New York Curb Exchange

New York Curb Exchange
1934-10-02
Curb Exchange, now called American Stock Exchange

Newly Opened

Newly Opened
1954-06-22
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

NYC As Struck by A Major Earthquake

NYC As Struck by A Major Earthquake
1948-02-01
Earthquakes -- New York City

NYC's Streets Deserted During Air Raid Drill

NYC's Streets Deserted During Air Raid Drill
1952-12-13
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- New York City, 13 Dec. 1952

Observing Strikers

Observing Strikers
1953-01-06
Bus -- Strikes -- Misc. [2 folders]

Old Glory Flies Over American Legion Parade

Old Glory Flies Over American Legion Parade
1952-08-25
American Legion -- Convention, 1952-1954 [2 folders]

PanAm Clipper Flies Above Manhattan.

PanAm Clipper Flies Above Manhattan.
1949-04-09
Aerial -- Planes -- Flying Cloud

Penn Station

Penn Station
????-09-08
Clocks [2 folders]

Photographic Rendering of Atomic Blast in New York City

Photographic Rendering of Atomic Blast in New York City
1951-11-15
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

Photorendering of Manhattan Skyline in Earthquake

Photorendering of Manhattan Skyline in Earthquake
nd
Atomic bomb -- Attack precautions and shelters

Picket Signs Ready

Picket Signs Ready
1952-12-31
Bus -- Strikes -- Misc. [2 folders]

Pigeon and Eagle

Pigeon and Eagle
1931-11-14
Chrysler Building

Public Announcement

Public Announcement
1965-05-05
Ferryboats and terminals

Ready for Traffic

Ready for Traffic
1962-10-19
Bruckner Expressway

Road with A View

Road with A View
1949-10-09
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Scenes from the Floor of the Curb Exchange

Scenes from the Floor of the Curb Exchange
1935-12-27
Curb Exchange, now called American Stock Exchange

Sightseeing at Cleopatra's Needle

Sightseeing at Cleopatra's Needle
1946-01-23
Cleopatra's Needle

Sign of Spring

Sign of Spring
1946-02-14
Boys -- Misc.

Steel Span

Steel Span
1962-10-28
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Street Scenes of Double Decker Buses

Street Scenes of Double Decker Buses

Bus -- 5th Ave.

Striking Bus Drivers

Striking Bus Drivers
1948-10-26
Bus -- Strikes -- New York City, 1948

Texas Boys Choir

Texas Boys Choir
1968-12-12
Choirs / Choruses

The Old Penny Merry-Go-Round

The Old Penny Merry-Go-Round
1934-03-30
Carousels -- Feature

Tree Rising

Tree Rising
1961-11-27
Christmas -- Trees

Typhus Scare on NYC Buses

Typhus Scare on NYC Buses
1953-07-29
Bus -- Misc. [2 folders]

Victory Gardening

Victory Gardening
1945?-10-08
Farms / Farmers

Village Art Watchers

Village Art Watchers
1965-05-26
Artists

Voting to End Strike

Voting to End Strike
1948-10-28
Bus -- Strikes -- New York City, 1948

Wanamakers in Ruins

Wanamakers in Ruins
1956-07-16
Fires -- Wanamakers, 1956

World's Fair Hairdo

World's Fair Hairdo
1963-08-14
ECA - EFZ

World's largest bus terminal

World's largest bus terminal
1950-12-01
Bus -- Stops and terminals