Ship's Crew

Ship's Crew

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a big group of sailors and officers. In the picture there are a large number of sailors on a dock and aboard a ship, while nine officers wearing a white uniform are on the lower part of the dock standing side by side.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Two Men at Luncheon

Two Men at Luncheon

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two men at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Date: 1891
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of New York City, covering all of Manhattan and much of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx (Morrisania) as well as adjacent parts of New Jersey. Ferry lines, streets, boroughs, community districts, and neighborhoods are also labeled. The map includes a red overprint of four Manhattan Elevated Railway lines in Manhattan and the Bronx. The sides and back of the map also include extensive directories of churches, financial institutions, insurance companies, and public officials collected January 1, 1891. Relief shown in hachures. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Postcard of Entrance to Central Park]

[Postcard of Entrance to Central Park]

Date: September 1, 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a sidewalk leading into a park with a white building in the distance, described as "Entrance 72 Street Central Park New York." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mademoiselle McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of the Roosevelt Hotel]

[Postcard of the Roosevelt Hotel]

Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Description: Postcard of a multi-story building with cars parked outside. Below the photograph, "The Roosevelt Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17 A Hilton Hotel The Roosevelt Grill Home of outstanding Orchestra leaders," is typed. On the back, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters, and night clubs, and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal It has 1,100 rooms, each with private bath, and is equipped throughout with modern facilities, insuring the comfort and convenience of its guests; all public rooms are air conditioned. The gracious atmosphere pervading the lobby and lounge makes them most attractive. Dean Carpenter is general manager."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Description: Postcard of a dining room in the Roosevelt Hotel, the Winter Home of Guy Lombardo on Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17. On the back, the following information is added, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters and night clubs and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal. The Roosevelt Grill, famous for more than twenty years under this name, has seen the debut of many bands, now nationally known, which return again and again. It is the winter home of Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, who have played here nearly a score of years. Among other popular bands that have recently played here are those of Joe Reichman, Henry King and Nat Brandwynne. Dean Carpenter, genera manager, C.N. Hilton, President."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Times Square]

[Postcard of Times Square]

Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of The Westbury]

[Postcard of The Westbury]

Date: unknown
Creator: Harry H. Baumann
Description: Postcard of sketch of the Westbury hotel, a 17 story structure on a corner block. On the back, the postcard describes the hotel as "The Westbury A Hotel of Distinction Madison Avenue at 69th Street New York 21, N. Y. Just a few steps from Central Park Curtis Sawyer, Managing Director."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hotel New Weston]

[Postcard of Hotel New Weston]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a 24 story brick red building on the corner of a block with several cars parked and a small crowd gathered around the hotel. On the back, the hotel is described as, "The best location in New York - close to Theatres, Clubs, Radio City, exclusive ships, the midtown business district and all transportation lines."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hotel Lafayette]

[Postcard of Hotel Lafayette]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a four-story building with brown covered windows and green accents.
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
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