Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

8th October 2014

Photo reblogged from Retro New York with 126 notes

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Brownsville, Brooklyn - 1972 by Winston Vargas on Flickr.

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Brownsville, Brooklyn - 1972 by Winston Vargas on Flickr.

Tagged: 1970sbrooklyn

7th October 2014

Photo reblogged from Retro New York with 315 notes

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NYC Blizzard of February 6-7, 1978 Brooklyn, Boro Park, 55th ST New Utrecht Ave by Whiskeygonebad on Flickr.

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NYC Blizzard of February 6-7, 1978 Brooklyn, Boro Park, 55th ST New Utrecht Ave by Whiskeygonebad on Flickr.

Tagged: 1970sbrooklyn

6th October 2014

Photo reblogged from Retro New York with 239 notes

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Brownsville, Brooklyn 1972 by Winston Vargas on Flickr.

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Brownsville, Brooklyn 1972 by Winston Vargas on Flickr.

Tagged: 1970sbrooklyn

23rd June 2014

Photoset with 40 notes

"The "Tri-Cornered Baseball Game" … was concocted by a gaggle of New York sportswriters and then carried out in support of the Allied forces in World War II." (source)

Tagged: 1940snew york citybaseballworld war iibrooklyn

22nd June 2014

Photo with 340 notes

"Shipfitters on lunch break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, August 1944," official US Navy photo (

"Shipfitters on lunch break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, August 1944," official US Navy photo (

Tagged: 1940snew york citybrooklynworld war ii

21st June 2014

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In this oil painting, Thomas Hart Benton shows New York’s major role as an embarking point for troops and supplies. The canvas is based on sketched Benton made in Brooklyn in 1942, when the first American troops were leaving for Africa. (source)
In this oil painting, Thomas Hart Benton shows New York’s major role as an embarking point for troops and supplies. The canvas is based on sketched Benton made in Brooklyn in 1942, when the first American troops were leaving for Africa. (source)

Tagged: new york citybrooklynworld war iithomas hart benton1940s

14th April 2014

Photo with 794 notes

1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

Tagged: 1950sbruce davidsonbrooklyngangnew york city

14th April 2014

Photo with 93 notes

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

Tagged: 1950sbruce davidsonbrooklyngangnew york city

13th April 2014

Photo with 160 notes

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

Tagged: 1950sbruce davidsonbrooklyngangnew york city

13th April 2014

Photo with 132 notes

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

Tagged: 1950sbruce davidsonbrooklyngangnew york city