870,000 of ’em. Never seen before. Photographs from the Municipal Archives collection.


In this Dec. 22, 1936, Works Progress Administration photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, a man looks at the Hudson River from the New York tower of the George Washington Bridge. (AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, WPA Federal Writers’ Project, Jack Rosenzwieg)

In this September 30, 1936, Works Progress Administration, Federal Writer’s Project, photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, a man hands a program to baseball legend Babe Ruth, center, as he is joined by his second wife Clare, center left, and singer Kate Smith, front left, in the grandstand during Game 1 of the 1936 World Series at the Polo Grounds in New York. (AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, WPA Federal Writers’ Project)

In this July 29, 1908 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, workers dig in the street along the sidewalk on the north side of Delancey Street in New York. (AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plant & Structures, Eugene de Salignac)


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