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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

Accused Reds Play While Jurors Ponder Their Fate

Accused Reds Play While Jurors Ponder Their Fate
1956-02-11
Communist -- Trial, 1952-1954

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

Arrests in World Series Protest

Arrests in World Series Protest
1963-10-04
Baseball -- Fans

Ballistics Measurement

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

Birdland Crowd

Birdland Crowd
1959-01-26
Clubs -- A - Z & misc.

Boatload of Defectors

Boatload of Defectors
1962-08-02
Cubans in U.S. [2 folders]

Bookmaking Cabbie

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

Breaking In

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

Breaking It Up

Breaking It Up
1960-05-15
Cubans in New York City -- Demonstrators

Burning the Soviet Flag

Burning the Soviet Flag
1961-04-23
Cubans in New York City -- Demonstrators

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

Citizens' Committee Patrols Their Neighborhood

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

City Bomb Squad in Action

City Bomb Squad in Action
1963-02-16
Dynamite

Communist Parade

Communist Parade
1930?--05-01
Communist -- Trial, -1950

Communist Party Card

Communist Party Card
1958-04-21
Books -- Masters of Deceit, by J. Edgar Hoover

Consulate Police Guard

Consulate Police Guard
1960-07-11
Cuban Consulate

Convicted Communists

Convicted Communists
1949-10-21
Communist -- Trial, -1950

CORE picketers at White Castle

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

Cuban Demonstrators

Cuban Demonstrators
1964-07-22
Cubans in U.S. [2 folders]

Cuban Execution

Cuban Execution
1958-01-21
Executions

Cuban Women Kneel in Prayer

Cuban Women Kneel in Prayer
1958-04-22
Catholic -- A - Z

Cubans Picket the White House

Cubans Picket the White House
1962-03-29
Cubans in U.S. [2 folders]

Diplomats' Cars Immune to Parking Violations

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

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]

Fall Victim

Fall Victim
1955-05-05
FAA - FDZ

Fascist Salute

Fascist Salute
1934-10-12
FAA - FDZ

Fingerprint Computer

Fingerprint Computer
1963-04-13
Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting Showgirls

Fingerprinting Showgirls
1960-08-11
Fingerprinting

Fireworks Plant Explosion

Fireworks Plant Explosion
1968-02-10
Explosions -- Misc., 1955-1965 [2 folders]

Flag Desecration

Flag Desecration
1964-02-10
Flags -- American [2 folders]

Flag Removal

Flag Removal
1934-06-15
Flags -- Russian

Fleeing the Courthouse

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

Grim Task

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

Hidden Camera Records Bank Robbery

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

Holding Very Still

Holding Very Still
1958-01-27
Dogs -- Rescues

Hoover Targeted by Red Demonstration

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

Hostess Rescued from Hijacked Boeing 707

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

Inspecting Explosives

Inspecting Explosives
1949-08-23
Dynamite

K-9 Patrolman and His Dog

K-9 Patrolman and His Dog
1964-03-31
Dogs -- Training and school, police duty

Key Club Raid

Key Club Raid
1956-02-10
Clubs -- A - Z & misc.

Law Enforcement Officers Examine Mug Shots

Law Enforcement Officers Examine Mug Shots
1956-03-05
Bank robbery [2 folders]

Lining Up for Beer Permits

Lining Up for Beer Permits
1933-04-07
Crowds

Longshoremen Raising Crashed Police Helicopter

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

Looking for the Jumper

Looking for the Jumper
1962-08-09
Crowds

Machine Guns Seized in Arsenal Raid by T-Men

Machine Guns Seized in Arsenal Raid by T-Men
1964-06-21
Arms and armour

Meeting the Director

Meeting the Director
1946-05-26
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Members of the Citizen Patrol

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

Millions of Fingerprints on File

Millions of Fingerprints on File
1943-11-01
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Mystery Amnesia Victim

Mystery Amnesia Victim
1964-11-18
Amnesia victims

New Magnetic Ink-Encoding for Checks

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

Night Club Gun Battle

Night Club Gun Battle
1938-01-12
Clubs -- A - Z & misc.

Off the Field

Off the Field
1963-09-04
Cubans in New York City

On the Target Range

On the Target Range
1951-11-05
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

One Orgy Too Many

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

Picketing the Hearings

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

Plotters Arraigned

Plotters Arraigned
1940-01-16
Christian Front story, 16 Jan. 1940, see also Cassidy, John -- Christian Front

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

Police Arrest Bank Robber

Police Arrest Bank Robber
1953-05-01
Bank robbery [2 folders]

Police Dog Training

Police Dog Training
1964-03-31
Dogs -- Police use [2 folders]

Police Guard Ballot Boxes

Police Guard Ballot Boxes
1054-11-05
Ballots and ballot boxes

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

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

Police Raid Nets 19 Aliens

Police Raid Nets 19 Aliens
1951-06-29
Alien -- A - Z

Police Search American Nazis After Altercation

Police Search American Nazis After Altercation
1964-08-24
American Nazi Party

Protesters and Police Clash

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

Quelling Demonstrators

Quelling Demonstrators
1960-09-26
Cubans in New York City -- Demonstrators

Remote Employee Parking Facility

Remote Employee Parking Facility
1956-11-26
Abraham & Straus

Removing High Explosives

Removing High Explosives
1948-01-10
Contraband for Palestine

Reporting Its Own Seizure

Reporting Its Own Seizure
1956-03-28
Daily Worker -- Seized by T-Men, Mar. 1956

Robbery Captured on Film

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

Russian Famine

Russian Famine
1935-11-29
Famines

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

Shooter

Shooter
1946-05-26
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Smuggling Cigarettes

Smuggling Cigarettes
1965-04-01
Cigarettes and cigars

Strike Battle at Allis-Chalmers Plant in Milwaukee

Strike Battle at Allis-Chalmers Plant in Milwaukee
1941-04-02
Allis-Chalmers Plant

Suspcets Nabbed in Dope Raid

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

Victim's Clothing

Victim's Clothing
1951-03-29
Boys -- Misc.