Archive for December, 2011

Whelan’s Drug Store, 44th Street and Eighth Avenue, Manhattan. February 10, 1936.

NYPL Notes: Man waits on customer in background, displays of electrical appliances, clocks, and a Valentine’s Day display of candy. Source: Changing New York.: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs.

See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery.

Photographs from this series taken by Berenice Abbott  for the Federal Projects Administration. Available at NYPL. · Changing New York, 1935-1938.


Here’s the BBC segment on NYD. A first-rate job of photo research and editing!

Videographer David Botti, totes a backpack that might crush a Marine.  Fortunately, he was a Marine.