Grant’s Tomb, pictured in 1901.
The final paragraph of Benjamin’s 1861 farewell speech to the U.S. Senate.
Early Days: Alan Greenspan testifies before House Senate Economic Committee in 1975.
The scene outside Leo Frank's family home on Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.
Mortimer Schiff donated the rare Gutenberg Bible pages in 1922.
Who Is That Veiled Woman? This 1909 photo was taken by the Bain News Service, whose photographers had an eye for the curious and serendipitous.
Before They Lost: Austrian troops advancing in the Carpathians in 1914 or 1915.
These boys know the value of good, clean fun. Running water wasn’t added to the tenements at 97 Orchard till around 1895 and even then the poor water pressure on the upper floors would have made washing difficult.