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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
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Armories

Accident Victim at Scene of Parkway Crash

Accident Victim at Scene of Parkway Crash
1964-11-27
Accident prevention

Aerial Daredevils Performing Two Miles Up

Aerial Daredevils Performing Two Miles Up
1929-01-08
Aerial -- Stunt flying

Aerial View of JFK International Airport

Aerial View of JFK International Airport
1964-09-17
Aerial -- Airports -- John F. Kennedy International Airport [2 folders]

Aftermath of Quake

Aftermath of Quake
1959-08-19
Earthquakes -- Montana and Northwest, Aug. 1959

Air Traffic Controller at Idelwild Airport

Air Traffic Controller at Idelwild Airport
1960-09-04
Aerial -- Airports -- John F. Kennedy International Airport [2 folders]

Airplane Light Patterns over Woodside, L.I.

Airplane Light Patterns over Woodside, L.I.
1952-03-19
Aerial -- Airports -- North Beach Airport, LaGuardia Field

Airplane Narrowly Misses Newsreel Cameraman.

Airplane Narrowly Misses Newsreel Cameraman.
1936-09-12
Aerial -- Planes -- Lady Peace

Ameila Earhart Embarking on Her Round-the-World Flight.

Ameila Earhart Embarking on Her Round-the-World Flight.
1937-03-20
Aerial -- Planes -- Flying Laboratory

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

Amphicars

Amphicars
1965-08-19
Amphibian

Animals That Participated in Russian Space Experiments

Animals That Participated in Russian Space Experiments
1966-01-13
Animals -- Misc.

Announcement of Hearst-Graf Zeppelin World Tour

Announcement of Hearst-Graf Zeppelin World Tour
1929-08-08
Aerial -- Dirigibles -- Graf Zeppelin

April Fool's Airplane Landing

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

Army Ambulance Collides with School Bus

Army Ambulance Collides with School Bus
1949-09-14
Ambulances

Arriving Commuters

Arriving Commuters
1965-05-07
Ferryboats and terminals

Artist Rendering of Abominable Snowman

Artist Rendering of Abominable Snowman
1958-04-20
Abominable snowman

Auto Show Models "Crowd" A Small Car

Auto Show Models "Crowd" A Small Car
1959-04-13
Auto shows

Auto Show Scheduled to Open at the Coliseum

Auto Show Scheduled to Open at the Coliseum
1956-12-10
Auto shows -- New York City, Dec. 1956

Autogiro Plane Lands at White House

Autogiro Plane Lands at White House
1931-04-23
Aerial -- Planes -- Autogiro

Auxiliary Jet Powerplant Tested Aboard Prop Plane.

Auxiliary Jet Powerplant Tested Aboard Prop Plane.
1957-04-01
Aerial -- Planes -- Fairchild, misc.

Aviator Duplicates 1910 Curtiss Flight

Aviator Duplicates 1910 Curtiss Flight
1959-05-30
Aerial -- Planes -- Cortiss

Awaiting the Ambulance

Awaiting the Ambulance
1959-01-17
Auto accidents -- 1959

Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward
1963-04-01
Circuses -- Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey

Bomber Briefing

Bomber Briefing
1952-10-05
Civil Air Patrol

Bryant High to Lose Drivotrainer

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

Buses Crowd Fifth Avenue During A Work Slowdown

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

CAP Pilot

CAP Pilot
1942-04-20
Civil Air Patrol

Car Crashes into Home

Car Crashes into Home
1960-12-08
Auto accidents -- 1961

Car Impaled on Guard Rail

Car Impaled on Guard Rail
1961-11-11
Accident prevention

Cardinal Spellman Blesses Super Constellation

Cardinal Spellman Blesses Super Constellation
1954-06-23
Aerial -- Planes -- Constellation-Super

Checking the Specifications for United Airlines Stewardesses

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

Cherry Blossom Time

Cherry Blossom Time
1945-03-24
Cherry blossoms

China Clippers -- Old and New

China Clippers -- Old and New
1937-05-06
Aerial -- Planes -- China Clipper

Choir Eavesdropper

Choir Eavesdropper
1955-09-19
Choirs / Choruses

Christmas Crowd

Christmas Crowd
1956-12-23
Christmas -- A - Z & misc. [2 folders]

Christmas Crowds at Penn Station

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

Chrysler Assembly Line

Chrysler Assembly Line
1964-09=04
Chrysler Corp.

City's Double Decker Bus Sold to Hollywood

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

Clipper America Over Paris

Clipper America Over Paris
1949-05-12
Aerial -- Planes -- Clipper America

Couple Atop A Double Decker Bus

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

Crew Taken Ashore from German Seaplane

Crew Taken Ashore from German Seaplane
1938-07-14
Aerial -- Planes -- M - O

Crowd Rushing to Grab the Goodyear Blimp "Ranger"

Crowd Rushing to Grab the Goodyear Blimp "Ranger"
1958-01-08
Aerial -- Dirigibles -- A - Z and misc.

Dancing on Ice for Holiday TV Spectacular

Dancing on Ice for Holiday TV Spectacular
1954-12-18
Dance -- Misc.

Danger of Autos Passing on Curves

Danger of Autos Passing on Curves
1951-07-03
Auto -- Safety -- Seven Ways to Death feature, 3 July 1951

De Soto Adventurer

De Soto Adventurer
1954-04-06
Auto shows

Death in Auto Accident

Death in Auto Accident
1964-04-27
Auto accidents -- 1963

Diplomats' Cars Immune to Parking Violations

Diplomats' Cars Immune to Parking Violations
1965-05-11
Auto -- Diplomats

Doctor Attends Car Crash Victim

Doctor Attends Car Crash Victim
1962-09-21
Auto accidents -- 1962

Draftees Disembark

Draftees Disembark
1940-11-25
Draft -- Misc., 1941-1945 [2 folders]

Dream Car: Buick's Wildcat

Dream Car: Buick's Wildcat
1954-01-18
Auto shows -- General Motors Motorama

Eastern Airlines Installs First Male Flight Stewards

Eastern Airlines Installs First Male Flight Stewards

Aerial -- Stewards

Eskimo Igloo

Eskimo Igloo

Eskimos

Family of 19

Family of 19
1952-04-24
Families -- Large

Farewell for Drafted Dads

Farewell for Drafted Dads
1941-09-23
Draft -- Misc., 1941-1945 [2 folders]

Fatal Bus Crash on the Jersey Turnpike

Fatal Bus Crash on the Jersey Turnpike
1963-10-14
Bus -- Accidents -- N. Turnpike, Oct. 1963

Fighting Two Big Fires at Once

Fighting Two Big Fires at Once
1964-03-05
Fires -- New York City, 1964-1966

Firemen Battle Luna Park Blaze

Firemen Battle Luna Park Blaze
1946-10-04
Coney Island -- Misc. [2 folders]

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

Bus -- 5th Ave.

Flagging A Taxi

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

Fokker Tests Largest Plane Ever Built.

Fokker Tests Largest Plane Ever Built.

Aerial -- Planes -- Fokker, misc.

Foot-Powered, One-Man Helicopter

Foot-Powered, One-Man Helicopter
1964-07-03
Aerial -- Helicopters [2 folders]

Forerunner of Modern Auto Proving Grounds

Forerunner of Modern Auto Proving Grounds

Chrysler Corp.

Full Ride

Full Ride
1963-04-16
Coney Island -- Misc. [2 folders]

Gaining Back An Hour

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

Gas Station Assistant

Gas Station Assistant
1958-07-12
Birds

General View of Andree's Death Camp on White Island

General View of Andree's Death Camp on White Island
1930-09-27
Andree expedition to White Island

German Embassy Mourns Hindenburg Loss

German Embassy Mourns Hindenburg Loss
1937-05-09
Flags -- German

Graf Zeppelin over Statue of Liberty

Graf Zeppelin over Statue of Liberty
1929-12-31
Aerial -- Dirigibles -- A - Z and misc.

Greeting Miss Australia

Greeting Miss Australia
1958-01-07
Beauty contest -- Miss & Mrs. A - Z, 1958

Grounded Planes Viewed by Public

Grounded Planes Viewed by Public
1961-10-18
Exercises -- Sky Shield

Happy Holiday Crowd

Happy Holiday Crowd
1949-07-03
Crowds

Hawks with His New Mystery Airplane.

Hawks with His New Mystery Airplane.
1937-04-04
Aerial -- Planes -- H - I

Helicopter Lifting Off from Downtown Heliport

Helicopter Lifting Off from Downtown Heliport
1965-12-21
Aerial -- Heliports

High School Students Learn Flight Basics in Training Planes

High School Students Learn Flight Basics in Training Planes
1944-04-28
Aerial -- Students, aviation students misc.

Hoboken Ferry Terminal

Hoboken Ferry Terminal

Ferryboats and terminals

Hostess Rescued from Hijacked Boeing 707

Hostess Rescued from Hijacked Boeing 707
1961-08-01
Aerial -- Planes -- Boeing 707

Idelwild Airport Deserted During Flight Engineers' Strike

Idelwild Airport Deserted During Flight Engineers' Strike
1961-02-22
Aerial -- Strike, flight engineers, Feb. 1961

Indianapolis Racers Receive Last Minute Instructions

Indianapolis Racers Receive Last Minute Instructions
1964-06-02
Auto -- Racing -- Accidents -- Indianapolis 500, May 30, 1964

Inspectors Examine Tires as Airplane Breaks World Record.

Inspectors Examine Tires as Airplane Breaks World Record.
1959-01-29
Aerial -- Planes -- H - I

Insurograph Vending Machine for Airline Insurance

Insurograph Vending Machine for Airline Insurance
1946-10-12
Aerial -- Insurance

Jet Engine Hazards

Jet Engine Hazards
1957-07-22
Aerial -- Planes -- Jet-propelled

Jet Wing Fashion Show

Jet Wing Fashion Show
1960-09-08
Fashions -- Fashion shows

Lasso Rescue

Lasso Rescue
1961-02-16
Dogs -- Rescues

Last Ferry Run

Last Ferry Run
1964-11-27
Ferryboats and terminals

Latest U.S. Bomber, the Northrup Flying Wing XB-35.

Latest U.S. Bomber, the Northrup Flying Wing XB-35.
1946-05-29
Aerial -- Planes -- Flying Wing XB-35

Longshoremen Raising Crashed Police Helicopter

Longshoremen Raising Crashed Police Helicopter
1956-09-05
Aerial -- Helicopters [2 folders]

Manhattan Backdrop

Manhattan Backdrop
1962-04-26
Ferryboats and terminals

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

Men's Moving Fashion Show

Men's Moving Fashion Show
1962-06-02
Fashions -- Men's

Nash's Metropolitan Convertible

Nash's Metropolitan Convertible
1954-04-06
Auto shows

Navy Aerial Photographers

Navy Aerial Photographers
1942-12-23
Christmas -- Cards, mail, and letters

Negotiations Begin

Negotiations Begin
1964-07-03
Chrysler Corp.

New Airlines Terminal Building in NYC

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

New Braniff Uniforms

New Braniff Uniforms
1965-11-09
Braniff, Tom E. & Mrs. -- Braniff Airways

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 Directomat

New Directomat
1961-07-18
Cities Service Building

New Engine Testing

New Engine Testing
1961-09-28
Engines

New Fords at Auto Show

New Fords at Auto Show

Auto shows

New Helicopter

New Helicopter
1965-02-08
Aerial -- Helicopters [2 folders]

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

Observing Strikers

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

Off to School

Off to School
1960-10-26
Fawns

Oldsmobile Uses A Half-Car to Introduce the New 4-4-2

Oldsmobile Uses A Half-Car to Introduce the New 4-4-2
1965-04-04
Auto shows -- Special NYJA section

Opening of the GM Motorama

Opening of the GM Motorama
1953-01-17
Auto shows -- Sponsored by Electric Auto-Lite

Original Reconstructed 1903 Langley Plane Proves Capable of Short Flight

Original Reconstructed 1903 Langley Plane Proves Capable of Short Flight
1942-11-20-?
Aerial -- Planes -- Langley

Overturned Ambulance

Overturned Ambulance
1958-05-14
Ambulances

PanAm Clipper Flies Above Manhattan.

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

Passengers Aboard "Preview" Flight of China Clipper

Passengers Aboard "Preview" Flight of China Clipper
1936-11-22
Aerial -- Planes -- China Clipper

Penn Station

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

Photographer's Rendering of A Flying Ferryboat

Photographer's Rendering of A Flying Ferryboat
1946-12-31
Atomic bomb -- Attack precautions and shelters

Picket Signs Ready

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

Pilot Louis Demougeot and His Amphibious Airmail Planes.

Pilot Louis Demougeot and His Amphibious Airmail Planes.
1928-08-14
Aerial -- Planes -- Mail planes, see also Air mail

Pilot Scott Crossfield and His Damaged X-15

Pilot Scott Crossfield and His Damaged X-15
1959-11-07
Aerial -- Planes -- X - Z

Pilot's View of Newark Runway

Pilot's View of Newark Runway
1952-01-25
Aerial -- Airports -- Newark Airport

Pioneers from Two Eras of Global Circumnavigation by Air.

Pioneers from Two Eras of Global Circumnavigation by Air.
1959-11-17
Aerial -- Planes -- Jet-propelled

Planned Dining Area of 1,000-Passenger Jet

Planned Dining Area of 1,000-Passenger Jet
1965-07-25
Aerial -- Planes -- Douglas, misc.

Police Hold Back Reporters from Disembarking Hijacked Passengers

Police Hold Back Reporters from Disembarking Hijacked Passengers
1961-08-10
Aerial -- Planes -- Douglas DC 3, 4, 5, 7, 9

Public Announcement

Public Announcement
1965-05-05
Ferryboats and terminals

Racing to the Fire

Racing to the Fire
1962-05-11
Fires -- New York City, 1962-1963

Ready for Traffic

Ready for Traffic
1962-10-19
Bruckner Expressway

Renault's Caravelle at Auto Show

Renault's Caravelle at Auto Show
1966-04-09
Auto shows -- Special NYJA section

Retrieving the Falsies

Retrieving the Falsies
1954-10-26
FAA - FDZ

Riding Out of the Past

Riding Out of the Past
1956-10-10
Auto -- Old cars [2 folders]

Runway Skid Marks Show Path of Crashed Airliner

Runway Skid Marks Show Path of Crashed Airliner
1964-06-05
Aerial -- Planes -- Douglas DC 6

Samples of New New York State License Plates

Samples of New New York State License Plates
1950-12-01
Auto -- License plates

Scene from the 1930 General Motors Show

Scene from the 1930 General Motors Show
1955-02-11
Auto shows -- General Motors Motorama, 1955

Seaplane Ramp Opens on the East River.

Seaplane Ramp Opens on the East River.
1934-09-06
Aerial -- Airports -- New York City -- Wall Street

Simulated Lunar Landing by X-14A

Simulated Lunar Landing by X-14A
1962-12-07
Aerial -- Planes -- X - Z

Smoke Ring Test Results for Airplane Jet Engines.

Smoke Ring Test Results for Airplane Jet Engines.
1959-03-21
Aerial -- Planes -- Jet-propelled

Soviet Airliner "Maxim Gorky" Crashes Near Moscow

Soviet Airliner "Maxim Gorky" Crashes Near Moscow
1935-05-19
Aerial -- Planes -- M

Split Model of MGB GT

Split Model of MGB GT

Auto shows

Starting Flag for Dragsters

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

Starting Her Plane

Starting Her Plane
1943-09-08
Civil Air Patrol

Stewardesses in Original and New Flight Uniforms.

Stewardesses in Original and New Flight Uniforms.
1963-06-19
Aerial -- Hostess, see Aerial -- Stewardesses and hostesses

Stranded Passengers at Idelwild Airport

Stranded Passengers at Idelwild Airport
1963-07-03
Aerial -- Flights -- Maps, misc.

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

Studebaker Commander Starliner

Studebaker Commander Starliner
1954-04-06
Auto shows

Telephone Girls Aid Airport Travelers

Telephone Girls Aid Airport Travelers
1964-06-03
Aerial -- Airports -- John F. Kennedy International Airport [2 folders]

The "West Point of the Air", Randolph Field, Texas

The "West Point of the Air", Randolph Field, Texas
1936-01-30
Aerial -- Students, aviation students misc.

The First Wirephoto

The First Wirephoto
1955-01-21
Associated Press (AP)

The Old Penny Merry-Go-Round

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

Titanic Crowds

Titanic Crowds
1952-04-25
Crowds

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway
1961-05-28
Auto -- Racing -- Indianapolis Speedway

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway
1968-06-01
Auto -- Racing -- Indianapolis Speedway

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway

Tower Collapses at Indianapolis Speedway
1960-06-01
Auto -- Racing -- Indianapolis Speedway

TWA's New Jetstream Enters World Aviation Service.

TWA's New Jetstream Enters World Aviation Service.
1957-06-04
Aerial -- Planes -- J - K

Typhus Scare on NYC Buses

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

U.S. Army Mystery Wingless Aircraft

U.S. Army Mystery Wingless Aircraft
1959-10-30
Aerial -- Planes -- W

U.S. Navy's Link Trainer for Future Aviators

U.S. Navy's Link Trainer for Future Aviators
1942-06-01
Aerial -- Planes -- L

Victim of Tower Collapse

Victim of Tower Collapse
1960-05-31
Auto -- Racing -- Indianapolis Speedway

View of American Airlines New Wing Design for Its 990 Astrojet

View of American Airlines New Wing Design for Its 990 Astrojet
1962-01-18
Aerial -- Planes -- M - O

Visual Acuity Driving Test

Visual Acuity Driving Test
1949-01-02
Auto driver -- Feature, 2 Jan. 1949

Voting to End Strike

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

Wiliam R. Hearst Jr. in Helicopter

Wiliam R. Hearst Jr. in Helicopter

Aerial -- Helicopters -- Journal American with William R. Hearst Jr. & Murray Hawley

Wing Joined to Hull of New Howard Hughes Airplane.

Wing Joined to Hull of New Howard Hughes Airplane.
1946-07-06
Aerial -- Planes -- Hercules HK-1, Hughes Planes

World's largest bus terminal

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

Wreck of the Dirgible "Shenandoah"

Wreck of the Dirgible "Shenandoah"
1950-09-30
Aerial -- Dirigibles -- A - Z and misc.

Wright Airship

Wright Airship

Aerial -- Planes -- Wright Brothers

Wright Brothers Airplane Goes on View at Smithsonian.

Wright Brothers Airplane Goes on View at Smithsonian.
1948-12-15
Aerial -- Planes -- Kitty Hawk

X-Ray Photograph of Amelia Earhart's Airplane Motor.

X-Ray Photograph of Amelia Earhart's Airplane Motor.
1937-05-05
Aerial -- Planes -- Flying Laboratory

Zeppelin Columbia over Empire State Building

Zeppelin Columbia over Empire State Building
1931-09-30
Aerial -- Dirigibles -- Columbia