Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Drawing of a canal boat full of passengers being pulled along the Erie Canal by an animal team with people along the shore watching the boat pass; "Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission Official Post Card NO 47" printed on the upper left corner;...
Promotional Materials; Democratic Party (Kings County, N.Y.); Johnston, John B., 1882-1960
Two-page official statement details John B. Johnston's political career, legal activities and platform. This address was made at a campaign rally at the American Legion Hall in Mineola on October 19th.
The Street Cleaning Department was censured for neglecting to remove ashes from the streets of Brooklyn. A resolution was adopted to complain to Mayor Van Wyck about the Commissioner of Street Cleaning.
Promotional Materials; Democratic Party (Kings County, N.Y.); Kelly, William E., 1872-1929
This double-sided handbill asks voters to re-elect William E. Kelly, "a popular public official," as County Clerk. Front: Photo of William E. Kelly. Reverse: Brief biography listing Kelly's accomplishments.
Railroads - Trains; Railroads; Railroads, Elevated; Railroads - Tickets; Street-railroads; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Text,"This ticket admits one person to the official last train to run on the Fulton St. Elevated Railroad Line. Annotated in ink,"Mayor La Guardia was on train. Grandma Grandpa took a strap to hang on."
A battalion of cadet-midshipmen stand at attention for the official decommissioning of the ship (on left) which was turned over to the New York State Maritime Academy for use as the Academy's Training Ship.
Atlas title page with approximately one-fourth of the page missing. Page is in bad condition. Includes two property stamps "For Reference not to be Taken from this Room" and "Greenburgh Public Library 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10523".
Slaves--Emancipation--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York; Slaves--New York (State)--New York
Two-page deed of manumission by Frederick De Peyster, acting as executor for the deceased Samuel Hake of New York City, emancipating slave Phoebe Jackson. Signed by witnesses J. [John] Nitchie and Henry M. Fine, and made official by DeWitt Clinton.
Slaves--Georgia--Jefferson County; Slavery--Georgia--Jefferson County; Inventories of decedents' estates--Georgia--Jefferson County
Four-page inventory of Homer Virgil Milton [probably of Jefferson County, Georgia]. Includes names and estimated value of aprroximately 32 slaves, among other household goods. Signed on last page by appraisers Samuel Clements, Robert Lowry, Tom Rim...