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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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"Bloom" Formed by An Atomic Bomb Test

"Bloom" Formed by An Atomic Bomb Test
1957-07-12
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

"Magic Hands" Demonstration

"Magic Hands" Demonstration
1954-09-29
Atomic energy exhibit and apparatus

Aerial Reconnaissance Photo of Manhattan

Aerial Reconnaissance Photo of Manhattan

Disarmament -- Exhibit, Open Skies

Aerial View of the Bikini Atoll A-Bomb Test

Aerial View of the Bikini Atoll A-Bomb Test
1946-07-11
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Bikini

Aftermath of Quake

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

Airplane Light Patterns over Woodside, L.I.

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

Alcoholic Testing

Alcoholic Testing
1953-06-06
Alcohol -- A - Z

American Bald Eagle

American Bald Eagle
1963-07-05
Eagles

Animals That Participated in Russian Space Experiments

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

Anti-A-Bomb Conference in Hiroshima

Anti-A-Bomb Conference in Hiroshima
1955-08-15
Conferences -- A - Z & misc. [2 folders]

Armadillo Out for A Walk

Armadillo Out for A Walk
1961-06-24
Armadillo

Artificial Heart Surgery

Artificial Heart Surgery
1966-04-22
Artificial heart & lung machine

Artist Rendering of Atomic Bomb Air Burst Explosion

Artist Rendering of Atomic Bomb Air Burst Explosion
1950-09-20
Atomic bomb -- What to do and safety kit in case of attack

Astrotarium

Astrotarium
1959-03-25
Abraham & Straus

AT&T Employees Display Futuristic Phone

AT&T Employees Display Futuristic Phone
1960-04-20
American Telephone and Telegraph Co.

Atomic Age Kiss?

Atomic Age Kiss?
1954-12-06
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

Atomic Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll, 1946

Atomic Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll, 1946
1950-12-01
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Atomic Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll, 1946

Atomic Bomb Test at Bikini Atoll, 1946
1950-12-01
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Atomic Bullets Simiulation

Atomic Bullets Simiulation
1948-11-28
Atomic bomb -- Plants -- Workers' homes [2 folders]

Aurora Borealis Over Bergenfield

Aurora Borealis Over Bergenfield
1941-09-20
Aurora Borealis

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

Automation Comes to Banking

Automation Comes to Banking
1960-01-12
Banks -- A - Z [2 folders]

Auxiliary Jet Powerplant Tested Aboard Prop Plane.

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

Ballistics Measurement

Ballistics Measurement
1940-11-19
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Beauty, Bovine and Ballistics

Beauty, Bovine and Ballistics
1960-07-21
Expositions

Bikini Atoll Inhabitants Resettled on Rongerik

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

Birth of An Atomic Explosion

Birth of An Atomic Explosion
1958-06-23
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

Blimp Torn Loose During A-Bomb Test

Blimp Torn Loose During A-Bomb Test
1957-06-03
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Bloom of A Nuclear Detonation

Bloom of A Nuclear Detonation
1953-11-05
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- 6th, Las Vegas, Nev., 21 Apr. 1953

Brick Kiln

Brick Kiln
1966-03-14
Clay

Brig. Gen. Ramey Praises A-Bomb Test

Brig. Gen. Ramey Praises A-Bomb Test
1946-07-03
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Bikini

Bryant High to Lose Drivotrainer

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

Cancer Fighter

Cancer Fighter
1961-07-19
Diseases -- Cancer

Candling Eggs

Candling Eggs
1944-10-24
Eggs

Cloud from A-Bomb Test

Cloud from A-Bomb Test
1957-05-31
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Collecting Specimens

Collecting Specimens
1954-09-26
Diseases -- Cancer

Composite Photo of Atom Bomb Blast and NYC Skyline

Composite Photo of Atom Bomb Blast and NYC Skyline
1946-07-27
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- New York City, 13 Dec. 1952

Copy of Devastation in Japan

Copy of Devastation in Japan

Earthquakes -- Japan

Counting Nickels

Counting Nickels
1948-10-29
Currency

Curtiss-Wright Assembly Plant

Curtiss-Wright Assembly Plant
1943-01-11
Curtiss-Wright Corp.

De Soto Adventurer

De Soto Adventurer
1954-04-06
Auto shows

Demonstration of Bombardment of Atomic Nucleus

Demonstration of Bombardment of Atomic Nucleus
1948-05-11
Atomic research -- Atoms

Devastation in Japan

Devastation in Japan

Earthquakes -- Japan

Device for Studying Eye Movements

Device for Studying Eye Movements
1964-02-14
Anatomy -- Eyes

Dinosaur Removal

Dinosaur Removal
1965-10-19
Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Tracks

Dinosaur Tracks
1952-06-01
Dinosaurs

Diverting the Nile

Diverting the Nile
1964-05-15
Dams -- Aswan

Dream Car: Buick's Wildcat

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

Dust Storm Looms Over Clayton, N.M.

Dust Storm Looms Over Clayton, N.M.
1937-05-30
Dust -- A - Z

Earth Twisted by Quake

Earth Twisted by Quake
1964-06-17
Earthquakes -- Japan, June 1964

Eggheads

Eggheads
1956-10-13
Eggs

Examining Astroturf

Examining Astroturf
1966-04-02
Astroturf

Exploding Ammunition Ship

Exploding Ammunition Ship
1946-02-01
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Frenchmen's Flats, Nev., 1951

Facial "Icebox"

Facial "Icebox"
1966-11-27
Beauty -- Aids, treatments, misc.

Fallout Fashion

Fallout Fashion
1961-10-11
Fallout, see also Shelters -- Bomb and fall-out

Family Watching Atomic Blast Test

Family Watching Atomic Blast Test
1953-05-12
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- 6th, Las Vegas, Nev., 21 Apr. 1953

Final Testing of New Lights at Giants' Stadium

Final Testing of New Lights at Giants' Stadium
1940-07-06
Baseball -- Night baseball

Fingerprint Computer

Fingerprint Computer
1963-04-13
Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting Showgirls

Fingerprinting Showgirls
1960-08-11
Fingerprinting

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

First "All American" Double Decker Bus

Bus -- 5th Ave.

First Released Photo of "Little Boy" Atomic Bomb

First Released Photo of "Little Boy" Atomic Bomb
1960-12-06
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

First Space Traveler

First Space Traveler
1957-02-28
Dogs -- Russian space shots

Foot-Powered, One-Man Helicopter

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

Gannet Landing

Gannet Landing
1947-11-25
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

Getting an Eyeful

Getting an Eyeful
1965-03-29
Anatomy -- Bone bank feature, 1947

Girl and Pet Await Vet

Girl and Pet Await Vet
1962-02-01
Animals -- Misc.

Goniometer

Goniometer
1954-10-12
CPA - CZ

Goodyear Expands Manufacturing of Airplane Sub-Assemblies for War Demands

Goodyear Expands Manufacturing of Airplane Sub-Assemblies for War Demands
1941-08-12
Aerial -- Planes -- Martin

Grounded Birds

Grounded Birds
1963-10-28
Birds

Hawks with His New Mystery Airplane.

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

Hidden Camera Records Bank Robbery

Hidden Camera Records Bank Robbery
1965-02-13
Bank robbery [2 folders]

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.

High Tide of Dust in Texas

High Tide of Dust in Texas
1954-02-23
Dust -- A - Z

Home Being Destroyed in Atomic Blast Test

Home Being Destroyed in Atomic Blast Test
1955-05-06
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Doom City

Human Skull Collection

Human Skull Collection
1965-02-27
Anatomy -- Skull

Ice Cream Treat

Ice Cream Treat
1952-06-09
Baboon

Inspecting Damage Following Nuclear Test

Inspecting Damage Following Nuclear Test
1946-07-02
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Bikini

Inspection of Cameras to Be Used in Bikini Atomic Bomb Test

Inspection of Cameras to Be Used in Bikini Atomic Bomb Test
1946-03-02
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

Inspection of the New ER

Inspection of the New ER
1956-10-31
Coney Island -- Hospital

Inspectors Examine Tires as Airplane Breaks World Record.

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

Japanese View of Hiroshima Bomb Explosion

Japanese View of Hiroshima Bomb Explosion
1950-02-01
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

Jet Engine Hazards

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

Los Alamos Ranch Trading Post

Los Alamos Ranch Trading Post
1945-11-03
Atomic bomb -- Plants -- Workers' homes [2 folders]

Macaw Plumage

Macaw Plumage
1955-05-24
Birds -- Staten Island Zoo feature

Massive Mailing of Annual Reports

Massive Mailing of Annual Reports
1961-03-10
Du Pont De Nemours Co. see E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

Media Observers and Photographers Watch An A-Bomb Test

Media Observers and Photographers Watch An A-Bomb Test
1955-05-06
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Metal Manufacturing

Metal Manufacturing
1961-05-05
Du Pont De Nemours Co. see E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

Meteorite Examination

Meteorite Examination
1949-08-21
End of the World -- Feature, 1949

Military Procedures Following the A-Bomb Test

Military Procedures Following the A-Bomb Test
1955-04-09
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

Miss Verrazano Bridge

Miss Verrazano Bridge
1964-07-29
Contests -- 1964-1966, misc.

Model of New Research Refinery

Model of New Research Refinery
1959-11-05
Esso

Monster Atom Smasher of the University of Chicago

Monster Atom Smasher of the University of Chicago
1948-12-04
Atom smasher

Nash's Metropolitan Convertible

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

NATO Observers of An A-Bomb Test

NATO Observers of An A-Bomb Test
1957-05-31
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

New Directomat

New Directomat
1961-07-18
Cities Service Building

New Engine Testing

New Engine Testing
1961-09-28
Engines

New Facial Treatment

New Facial Treatment
1960-12-02
Beauty -- Aids, treatments, misc.

New Magnetic Ink-Encoding for Checks

New Magnetic Ink-Encoding for Checks
1958-08-25
Checks

New Nylon Yarn Plant

New Nylon Yarn Plant
1940-05-14
Du Pont De Nemours Co. see E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

New Veterinary Device

New Veterinary Device
1957-03-13
Dogs -- Hospitals

Nobbins of Nylon

Nobbins of Nylon
1963-10-28
Du Pont De Nemours Co. see E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

Nuclear Reactor

Nuclear Reactor
1956-07-28
Atomic research -- Atoms

Nuclear Reactor Model

Nuclear Reactor Model
1955-08-09
Conferences -- A - Z & misc. [2 folders]

Nuclear Reactor Ventilating Stacks

Nuclear Reactor Ventilating Stacks
1954-01-26
Atomic bomb -- Plants -- Workers' homes [2 folders]

NYC As Struck by A Major Earthquake

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

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

Overhead View of the Bikini A-Bomb Test

Overhead View of the Bikini A-Bomb Test
1948-11-18
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Bikini

Packing Synthetic Camphor

Packing Synthetic Camphor
1963-10-08
Du Pont De Nemours Co. see E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

Perfect Punch

Perfect Punch

Anatomy -- Misc.

Pet Puffer

Pet Puffer
1962-12-07
Birds

Petroleum Fashion Statement

Petroleum Fashion Statement
1965-04-01
Fashions -- Fashion shows

Photographers Recording Atomic Test Blast

Photographers Recording Atomic Test Blast
1955-03-31
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 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]

Pianist makes frineds

Pianist makes frineds
1960-07-23
Dogs -- Russian space shots

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

Planning for Atomic Bomb Test

Planning for Atomic Bomb Test
1946-04-17
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

Polar Bear in Extinction's Sights

Polar Bear in Extinction's Sights
1965-10-25
Beer

Police Armored Suit Passes Test

Police Armored Suit Passes Test
1958-05-01
Arms and armour

Polio Vaccine

Polio Vaccine
1959-12-13
Fifties -- Frantic Fifties Consodine feature, 1959

Potato Preservation

Potato Preservation
1956-07-28
Atomic research -- Atoms

Precautions Against Nuclear Attack

Precautions Against Nuclear Attack
1951-05-05
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

Renault's Caravelle at Auto Show

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

Robbery Captured on Film

Robbery Captured on Film
1964-11-04
Bank robbery [2 folders]

Satellite Used in Transatlantic Art Auction

Satellite Used in Transatlantic Art Auction
1965-05-25
Art -- Exhibit & sales

Scene from the 1930 General Motors Show

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

Series of Photos of First Atomic Bomb Explosion

Series of Photos of First Atomic Bomb Explosion
1965-07-13
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Bikini

Simulated Lunar Landing by X-14A

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

Site of the Birth of Atomic Bomb

Site of the Birth of Atomic Bomb
1946-12-01
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

Smashed Atom-Smasher

Smashed Atom-Smasher
1950-02-23
Cyclotron

Smoke Ring Test Results for Airplane Jet Engines.

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

Soldiers and Observers at An A-Bomb Test

Soldiers and Observers at An A-Bomb Test
1955-04-09
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

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

Strange clouds

Strange clouds
1954-06-16
Clouds

Street Scenes of Double Decker Buses

Street Scenes of Double Decker Buses

Bus -- 5th Ave.

Studebaker Commander Starliner

Studebaker Commander Starliner
1954-04-06
Auto shows

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

Suit for the Modern Atomic Energy Worker

Suit for the Modern Atomic Energy Worker
1954-12-18
Atomic energy exhibit and apparatus

Surprise Landing

Surprise Landing
1960-08-03
Butterflies

Swooping Down

Swooping Down
1963-06-18
Birds

Teaching Future X-Ray Technicians

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

Televised View of Atomic Bomb Test

Televised View of Atomic Bomb Test
1955-05-06
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Yucca Flat, Nev., 17 Mar. 1953 [3 folders]

The Five Members of the Atomic Energy Commission

The Five Members of the Atomic Energy Commission
1946-11-27
Atomic Energy Commission

The Himalayas from Space

The Himalayas from Space
1963-05-20
Earth

Trinity Site After the First Atomic Blast

Trinity Site After the First Atomic Blast
1949-09-25
Atomic bomb -- Misc. [3 folders]

Troops at Nuclear Test

Troops at Nuclear Test
1952-12-29
Atomic bomb -- Tests -- Frenchmen's Flats, Nev., 1951

TWA's New Jetstream Enters World Aviation Service.

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

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

Unusual Cloud Formation

Unusual Cloud Formation
1955-07-06
Clouds

Vice Admiral W.H.P. Blandy, USN, to Command Bikini Atomic Bomb Test

Vice Admiral W.H.P. Blandy, USN, to Command Bikini Atomic Bomb Test
1946-05-08
Atomic bomb -- Preparations feature, 1946

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

Visit of German Engineers

Visit of German Engineers
1962-08-01
ENA - ENZ

Waiting for Spring

Waiting for Spring
1940-03-20
Birds

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

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.

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