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Image of an Apple
Blue Arch, reading 'School'


These photos are not to be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the Department of Records and Information Services, Municipal Archives, 31 Chambers Street, NY, NY 10007. They provide a sampling of photos that are available for purchase. Please contact Kenneth Cobb, Director, Municipal Archives at 212-788-8580 if you are interested in purchasing new prints.

The Municipal Archives, which provided these photographs, is part of the Department of Records and Information Services, and is one of the little known treasures of New York. Archivists at 31 Chambers Street are ready to help researchers of all ages delve into their own histories and the history of the City. Visit between the hours of 9am - 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday; 9am - 1pm Friday, (holidays excluded).

View Under Brooklyn Bridge
View from Stable Roof East under Brooklyn Bridge (Brooklyn Side)
May 1918
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Steeplechase Pier
Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island
July 30, 1922
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Children Sleighing
Children Sleighing on 51st Street at 5th Avenue
February 19, 1924
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Boccie Ball game
Playing Boccie Ball in Brooklyn
late 1937
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