New York Public Library
Collection depicts forms of transportation, mostly in Harlem, during the mid-twentieth century, consisting of automobiles, trucks, and a trolley car -- Depictions of individuals operating or riding in vehicles are very limited. Automobiles, the largest part of the collection, consists of views of legally and illegally parked cars at Riverton Houses (1951) and P.S. 136 in Harlem (1954); and views of automobile accidents and some accident victims in both Harlem and New York City's outer boroughs (1960). Also depicted are views of heavy truck traffic along Edgecomb Ave. (1949) and Seventh Ave. (1952), and a truck collision with a car in Harlem (1949). A single trolley car image depicts the passengers riding inside the West 125th Street trolley during its last run (1947). Also included are snapshot views of African-Americans and whites (ca. 1920s), in an unidentified town, either driving or posing with various automobiles, as well as a view of an African-American motorcyclist and views of ... Read More
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Transportation