Street Scenes;Banks;Monuments;Businesses;Organizations;Transportation;Wars;Ethnic Groups;Dancing;Spanish American War;World War I
Bronx County Trust Co.'s Mott Haven Office at 137th St. between Lincoln & Third Ave. The Bronx Board of Trade had offices in this building. The upper floors were used by the All Ireland Ballrooms for Irish dancing. In the foreground is the Charles...
Banks;Street Scenes;Monuments;Buildings;Stores;Pianos;Wars;World War I
Looking south from Graham Square at 139th St. & Third Ave. to the Bronx County Trust Co. building. On the left, at 138th St. & Third Ave., is the Bronx Local Board #2 World War Memorial. This was sculpted by the Menconi Brothers. In the distance is...
Universities and Colleges--New York (State)--New York--Anniversaries, etc.
A description of new accounting practices taught to students, including spreadsheets, statistical software packages, new tax laws, the use of historical statistics, and all regulations of the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the Securities...
Depositions--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page deposition of John Champneys describing the circumstances surrounding charges of financial support for William Binnie [Junior], the "negro wench Jenny" and her children. Champneys purchased Jenny at "St. Augustine's when the whole property...
Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
Merchant ships--United States; Rhode Island--Commerce--Africa; Africa--Commerce--Rhode Island
Insurance claim of the Brig Othello, including list of provisions taken on board for trade from Newport, Rhode Island, to the Coast of Africa for Samuel and William Vernon. Signed by Captain John Duncan.
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
February 13, 1915.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
Miss Olsen of my office sent you the January number of the lawyers’ magazine which you wanted. I thank you for sending me the review of your...
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
Ship "manifest of the cargo on board" the Schooner Brandy Wine of Snow Hill from the port of Snow Hill to Alexandria [D.C.]. Includes names of ship's Master Samuel J. Smith, shippers John Sanders and James Carsen, and collector Edward Green. Lists...
Ship "manifest of slaves to be transported on board of" the Steamer Augusta from the port of New York to Savannah [Georgia]. Includes names of ship's Master Woodhull, collector H. Calhoun and one slave, Eleanor.
Edward Volz;Businesses;Organizations;United Nations;Hunter College;Board of Trade;Advertising
Bronx Board of Trade and retail merchants want to promote shopping in the Bronx as the United Nations establishes its headquarters at Hunter College's uptown campus in the Bronx. In: Scrap Book. May 1943 - Aril 1949. (p. 48a)
Landmarks;Buildings;Poe Cottage;Organizations;Edgar Allan Poe;Authors
Describes Poe Cottage, the home of the poet Edgar Allan Poe. Located at Kingsbridge Rd. & the Grand Concourse, the cottage was (then) under the care of the Bronx Society of Arts and Sciences. (It is now administered by The Bronx County Historical...
Expense record of Captain Benjamin Weaver aboard the Sloop Louisa in Riopongo [probably Rio Pongo, Guinea], listing purchases of provisions and slaves dated December 22, 1805 through February 26, 1806.