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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.

For an overview of the collection, please refer to the finding aid.

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A Lot of Marijuana

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

A Newstand "Horse-Parlor"

A Newstand "Horse-Parlor"
1942-08-05
Bookmaking -- Feature, 1947

Abortion Ring Arrests

Abortion Ring Arrests
1951-04-04
Abortion

ACEN Commemorates Captive Nations Week

ACEN Commemorates Captive Nations Week
1959-07-22
Assembly of Captive European Nations

Advanced Dog Learning

Advanced Dog Learning
1950-11-09
Dogs -- Training and school, police duty

Alcoholics Anonymous Group with Film Team

Alcoholics Anonymous Group with Film Team
1965-03-16
Alcohol -- A - Z

Aliens Taking Oath To Become U.S. Citizens

Aliens Taking Oath To Become U.S. Citizens

Alien -- A - Z

Alimony Blues at Jail Christmas Party

Alimony Blues at Jail Christmas Party
1932-12-30
Alimony club and jail

Alimony Clubbers Entertained by Actors

Alimony Clubbers Entertained by Actors
1931-11-12
Alimony club and jail

America First Committee Holds Peace Rally

America First Committee Holds Peace Rally
1941-05-24
America First Committee

American Indians Christen TWA's Latest Airliner, the "Navajo Thunderbird"

American Indians Christen TWA's Latest Airliner, the "Navajo Thunderbird"
1936-10-20
Aerial -- Planes -- M - O

Anti-Fascists

Anti-Fascists
1934-10-13
FAA - FDZ

Anti-Hitler Rally in Madison Square Garden

Anti-Hitler Rally in Madison Square Garden

Anti-, A - Z

Anti-NRA Rally

Anti-NRA Rally
1935-05-24
Communist -- Riots

Anti-Protest Demonstrators

Anti-Protest Demonstrators

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) -- Pickets...

Anxious Crowd

Anxious Crowd
1929-10-25
Crowds

Baby Beauty Contest

Baby Beauty Contest
1962-02-26
Baby -- Contest, show

Baby Sitter from New Infant-Minding Agency

Baby Sitter from New Infant-Minding Agency
1957-03-15
Baby sitters

Bank Teller Windows for Ladies

Bank Teller Windows for Ladies
1954-10-10
Banks -- A - Z [2 folders]

Basketful of the Breed

Basketful of the Breed
1962-02-11
Dog shows -- Westminster Kennel Club, 1960-1962

Be Smart To Look Smart

Be Smart To Look Smart
1948-09-27
Charm -- Features

Beatnik Political Party

Beatnik Political Party
1960-07-22
Beatniks

Beatniks Protest Fire Department Actions

Beatniks Protest Fire Department Actions
1960-06-13
Beatniks

Beginning the Drive

Beginning the Drive
1950-12-20
Dimes -- March of Dimes, -1951

Bikini Atoll Inhabitants Resettled on Rongerik

Bikini Atoll Inhabitants Resettled on Rongerik
1946-05-11
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

Book Salvage

Book Salvage
1963-10-24
Fires -- Misc., 1962-1963 [2 folders]

Bookmaking Cabbie

Bookmaking Cabbie
1942-09-10
Bookmaking / Bookies -- Misc.

Boys Receive Army Training

Boys Receive Army Training
1956-02-19
Boys of Brady, Tex., feature

Braceros at Work

Braceros at Work
1965-02-09
Farms / Farmers

Bread Line

Bread Line
1959=06-17
Bread

Breaking In

Breaking In
1955-04-22
Dope -- Raids, 1955-1962

Bryant High to Lose Drivotrainer

Bryant High to Lose Drivotrainer
1958-04-24
Auto driver -- Feature, 24 Apr. 1958

Bunnies Get Set

Bunnies Get Set
1963-04-26
Daylight Saving Time

Buses Crowd Fifth Avenue During A Work Slowdown

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

Charm Candidate

Charm Candidate
1952-10-12
Charm -- Features

Charred Civil Rights Car

Charred Civil Rights Car
1964-06-24
Civil Rights -- 3 student workers slain in Mississippi

Chavez Ravine Eviction

Chavez Ravine Eviction
1959-05-09
Evictions

Checking the Specifications for United Airlines Stewardesses

Checking the Specifications for United Airlines Stewardesses
1948-08-28
Aerial -- Stewardesses and hostesses

Chefs Prove Grocery Statistics

Chefs Prove Grocery Statistics
1962-09-21
Chefs -- Feature, 1948-1949

Christmas Seal Participants

Christmas Seal Participants
1949-12-29
Christmas -- Seals

CIO Pickets Under Tear Gas Barrage

CIO Pickets Under Tear Gas Barrage
1941-07-17
Air Associates Inc., Bendix, N.J.

Citizens' Committee Patrols Their Neighborhood

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

Civil Rights Battle

Civil Rights Battle
1959-12-13
Fifties -- Frantic Fifties Consodine feature, 1959

Civil Rights Leaders Meeting

Civil Rights Leaders Meeting
1964-07-30
Civil Rights -- 3 student workers slain in Mississippi

Clean Air Balloons

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

College Students Rally Against the War

College Students Rally Against the War
1934-04-07
Anti-, A - Z

Communist Crowd

Communist Crowd
1935-07-28
Communist -- Riots

Conversational Charm

Conversational Charm
1948-10-01
Charm -- Features

CORE picketers at White Castle

CORE picketers at White Castle
1963-07-08
Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) -- Pickets...

Counting the Dimes

Counting the Dimes
1944-01-30
Dimes -- March of Dimes, -1951

CYO Convention Participants

CYO Convention Participants
1964-11-07
Catholic Youth Organization [2 folders]

Dancing the Carlo

Dancing the Carlo
1934-08-01
Dance -- A - Z

Dangers of Falling

Dangers of Falling
1951-12-08
Christmas -- Safety feature

Demonstrator Removed from Blocking Armed Forces Day Parade

Demonstrator Removed from Blocking Armed Forces Day Parade
1965-05-16
Army Day -- Armed Forces Day / Week

Diamond-Studded Dancer

Diamond-Studded Dancer
1965-06-20
Discotheque Killer, 20 Jun 1965

Displaced Palestinian Arabs

Displaced Palestinian Arabs
1953-05-13
Arab / Arabian -- A - Z

Dog Awaits Adoption at ASPCA

Dog Awaits Adoption at ASPCA
1956-10-27
ASPCA, 27 Oct. 1956

Doukhobors Arrested

Doukhobors Arrested
1944-05-10
Doukhobors

Drug Seizure

Drug Seizure
1959-11-10
Dope -- Raids, 1955-1962

Early Morning Raid

Early Morning Raid
1952-11-16
Dope -- Raids, -1954 [2 folders]

Eastern Airlines Installs First Male Flight Stewards

Eastern Airlines Installs First Male Flight Stewards

Aerial -- Stewards

Evicted from the Dog House

Evicted from the Dog House
1959-08-07
Dogs -- A - L

Fascist Salute

Fascist Salute
1934-10-12
FAA - FDZ

Fiesta de San Gennaro

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

Fighting Unions

Fighting Unions
1949-02-11
Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO)

Flag Removal

Flag Removal
1934-06-15
Flags -- Russian

Flags at Washington, DC, Peace March

Flags at Washington, DC, Peace March
1965-12-04
Anti-Vietnam policy demonstrations, also Anti-Anti Vietnam Demonstrations

Fleeing the Courthouse

Fleeing the Courthouse
1950-12-01
Bookmaking / Bookies -- Misc.

Gaining Back An Hour

Gaining Back An Hour
1948-09-24
Daylight Saving Time

Gold Medal Recipients

Gold Medal Recipients
1965-02-25
Contests -- 1964-1966, misc.

Gov. Dewey Criticizes Alabama Democratic Ballot

Gov. Dewey Criticizes Alabama Democratic Ballot
1952-10-10
Ballots and ballot boxes

Grim Task

Grim Task
1964-08-06
Civil Rights -- 3 student workers slain in Mississippi

Hard Job Ahead

Hard Job Ahead
1952-04-16
Daylight Saving Time

Historic Loss

Historic Loss
1962-09-08
Fires -- Misc., 1962-1963 [2 folders]

Hoover Targeted by Red Demonstration

Hoover Targeted by Red Demonstration
1938-10-03
Communist -- Riots

Hullabaloo Dancers to Perform

Hullabaloo Dancers to Perform
1965-11-17
Dance -- Misc.

In Support of Meredith

In Support of Meredith
1962-10-11
Crowds

Installation of New Public Ashtrays

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

Jack Dwyer

Jack Dwyer
1948-05-18
Farms / Farmers

Jitterbuggers Launch Dance Season in Central Park

Jitterbuggers Launch Dance Season in Central Park
1942-06-17
Dance -- Misc.

Knee-High to A Lens

Knee-High to A Lens
1951-02-13
Dog shows -- 1950-1951

Lining Up for Beer Permits

Lining Up for Beer Permits
1933-04-07
Crowds

March of Dimes Fashion Show

March of Dimes Fashion Show
1948-01-28
Dimes -- March of Dimes, -1951

Member of the First Graduating Class of Pan Am Stewardesses

Member of the First Graduating Class of Pan Am Stewardesses
1948-07-17
Aerial -- Stewardesses and hostesses

Members of the Citizen Patrol

Members of the Citizen Patrol
1961-10-10
Citizens -- Misc.

Members of the Clean Plate Family

Members of the Clean Plate Family
1943-05-26
Clean Plate Club -- Misc.

New Curfew at War's End

New Curfew at War's End
1945-05-10
Curfew repeal

New Home of the Athletic Club

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

New York Curb Exchange

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

Northwest Orient Airline Hostesses Model New "Holomumus" Dress Uniforms

Northwest Orient Airline Hostesses Model New "Holomumus" Dress Uniforms
1958-05-27
Aerial -- Stewardesses and hostesses

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

One Orgy Too Many

One Orgy Too Many
1964-10-18
CPA - CZ

Opening the Car Door

Opening the Car Door
1956-09-29
Dating

Out in the Cold

Out in the Cold
1953-02-19
Evictions

Participants in the Opening Session of the American Students Union National Convention

Participants in the Opening Session of the American Students Union National Convention
1940-12-27
American Student Union

Peace Demonstrators at Golden Gate Park

Peace Demonstrators at Golden Gate Park
1965-10-22
Anti-Vietnam policy demonstrations, also Anti-Anti Vietnam Demonstrations

Picketing of White Castle

Picketing of White Castle
1963-07-09
Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) -- Pickets...

Picketing the Hearings

Picketing the Hearings
1941-03-17
Communism in schools probe, 1940

Police Inspect Bookmaking Tool

Police Inspect Bookmaking Tool
1955-02-20
Bookmaking / Bookies -- Misc.

Police Move in to Protect Demonstrators

Police Move in to Protect Demonstrators
1965-10-22
Anti-Vietnam policy demonstrations, also Anti-Anti Vietnam Demonstrations

Poochy Proof

Poochy Proof
1951-03-19
Dog shows -- 1950-1951

Posture Examples

Posture Examples
1952-10-12
Charm -- Features

Presidential Seals

Presidential Seals
1941-11-18
Christmas -- Seals

Princeton Baby Sitting Service

Princeton Baby Sitting Service
1948-01-21
Baby sitters

Pro Spanish Revolution Gathering

Pro Spanish Revolution Gathering
1936-08-01
Communist -- Riots

Pro-American Demonstrator

Pro-American Demonstrator
1965-10-26
Anti-Vietnam policy demonstrations, also Anti-Anti Vietnam Demonstrations

Promoting Brotherhood Week

Promoting Brotherhood Week
1949-02-22
Brotherhood

Protesters and Police Clash

Protesters and Police Clash
1932-04-21
Communist -- Riots

Protesters Sit-In at Times Square

Protesters Sit-In at Times Square
1966-02-02
Anti-Vietnam policy demonstrations, also Anti-Anti Vietnam Demonstrations

Pupil Reads the New ITA Alphabet

Pupil Reads the New ITA Alphabet
1964-07-19
Alphabet

Purchasing Tickets

Purchasing Tickets
1943-05-11
Dating

Queen of the Beatniks

Queen of the Beatniks
1959-07-15
Beatniks

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

Sculptress Now Selling Apples

Sculptress Now Selling Apples
1930-11-10
Apple sellers

Searching for Evidence

Searching for Evidence
1964-06-25
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Searching Suspects

Searching Suspects
1956-08-31
Dope -- Raids, 1955-1962

Sheriff Grounded

Sheriff Grounded
1952-06-03
Evictions

Sit-In at the Diner

Sit-In at the Diner
1963-07-14
Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) -- Pickets...

Stars and Bars in Montgomery

Stars and Bars in Montgomery
1965-03-20
Flags -- Misc.

Starting Flag for Dragsters

Starting Flag for Dragsters
1957-09-12
Auto -- Racing [2 folders]

Staying Off the Furniture

Staying Off the Furniture
1962-08-01
Dogs -- Training and school, police duty

Strikers Call Out

Strikers Call Out
1947-07-18
Brooklyn Trust Co. -- Strike, 1947

Student Protest

Student Protest
1934-11-13
Communist -- Riots

Subway Passengers Blocked During Air Raid Drill

Subway Passengers Blocked During Air Raid Drill
1952-12-14
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- New York City, 13 Dec. 1952

Suspcets Nabbed in Dope Raid

Suspcets Nabbed in Dope Raid
1954-05-24
Dope -- Raids, -1954 [2 folders]

Teaching Future X-Ray Technicians

Teaching Future X-Ray Technicians
1953-05-23
Careers

The Bachelor

The Bachelor
1953-07-19
Bachelors

The Bachelor Club

The Bachelor Club
1931-09-22
Bachelors

The Kennedy Dollar

The Kennedy Dollar
1962-07-05
Currency

The Man with the Hoe

The Man with the Hoe
1945-02-04
Farms / Farmers

The Old Penny Merry-Go-Round

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

Twist Marathon Attracts Few Participants

Twist Marathon Attracts Few Participants
1961-12-18
Dance -- Twist

Twisters at the Peppermint Lounge

Twisters at the Peppermint Lounge
1961-10-30
Dance -- Twist

Using A Cat to Train the Dogs

Using A Cat to Train the Dogs
1950-11-09
Dogs -- Training and school, police duty

Waiting for the Camp Bus

Waiting for the Camp Bus
1962-06-29
Catholic Youth Organization [2 folders]

White Faces in the American South

White Faces in the American South
1963-07-30
Anatomy -- Misc.

Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering
1947-11-09
ENA - ENZ

Women in the Wartime Workplace

Women in the Wartime Workplace
1943-01-11
Curtiss-Wright Corp.