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...
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)
View inside Riverdale Country School for Boys, on Fieldston Road. A student is shown with the model yacht he created and which won him a first prize in a hobby competition. John F. Kennedy completed the 4th - 6th grades at this school.
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...
Aerial view of the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden, the Bedford Park and Norwood neighborhoods. Also seen is the 52nd Police Precinct, the grounds of the Academy of Mount St. Ursula, and a Third Ave. El station at Bedford Park Blvd.