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WWII & NYC, a major new exhibition on view at the New-York Historical Society October 5, 2012 - May 27, 2013, recounts how New York City and the region contributed to victory in the Second World War. WWII & NYC also explores the moving and captivating stories of how New Yorkers experienced and confronted the challenges of total war.

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🇺🇸 WAVES Naval training school, circa Official U. Navy photo courtesy of the New-York Historical Society 🎞 Navy Girl, Navy Man, Historical Images, Historical Society, Military Ranks, Military Uniforms, Hunter College, New York Harbor, Training School

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Bob Hawkes presents a mascot to the WAVES at their training school on the former campus of Hunter College. August 30, 1943, Official U.S. Navy Photograph. NYHS Image #85658d.

Travelers Aid Society/USO "troop transit" lounge at Grand Central. New-York Historical Society MS Travelers Aid Society Records Veterans Day Celebration, Military Veterans, Antique Photos, Historical Society, World War Two, Memorial Day, Genealogy, Wwii, New York City

Grace Hoadley Dodge and the Travelers Aid Society of New York | New-York Historical Society

Women’s History Month is the perfect time to pay tribute to a largely unsung heroine, Grace Hoadley Dodge. Born in 1856, to a family prominent in both business and philanthropy, Grace Dodge devoted her life to helping underprivileged women. She was instrumental in founding a number of prestigious and long-lasting aid organizations, including the YWCA,...

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Fight for Freedom, Wanted for Murder: Adolf Schicklgruber Alias Hitler, 1941. New-York Historical Society

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A. F. Sozio, [Travelers Aid Society lounge]. New-York Historical Society.

Andreas Feininger Statue of Liberty during Dim-Out. New-York Historical Society. Part of NYC exhibit thru New York City Images, New York Homes, Total War, Vintage New York, Historical Society, World War Two, Exhibit, Statue Of Liberty, Wwii

Andreas Feininger (1906–1999), Statue of Liberty during Dim-Out. New-York Historical Society. © Andreas Feininger/Bonni Benrubi Gallery.

Hazel Licuori raises her helmet and takes a breath before resuming her job as an oxyacetylyne burner, (Official U. Navy Photograph/New-York Historical Society) Women In American History, Go Navy, Jobs For Women, New York Homes, Rosie The Riveter, Take A Breath, Beautiful Dream, Great Women, Historical Society

Official U.S. Navy Photograph. [Hazel Licuori raises her helmet and takes a breath before resuming her job as an oxyacetylyne burner], 1944. New-York Historical Society.

"Waiting for the Parade, Italian Village, Street, (John Albok/New-York Historical Society) New York Street, New York City, Veterans Day Celebration, Italian Village, New York Homes, Military Veterans, Historical Society, City Life, Photo Contest

John Albok, Waiting for the Parade, Italian Village, 105th Street, 1943. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Ilona Albok Vitarius.

Abacrome Inc. Army-Navy E Flag, 1942. Wool, cotton, metal grommets. New-York Historical Society, Gift of the Sperry Gyroscope Co., Inc. Total War, Army & Navy, Historical Society, World War Two, Sperry, Wwii, New York City, Flag, New York

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Abacrome Inc. Army-Navy E Flag, 1942. Wool, cotton, metal grommets. New-York Historical Society, Gift of the Sperry Gyroscope Co., Inc.

When butter was rationed during the war, bakers had to get creative. Find out how their makeshift sweets hold up today. War Cake Recipe, Wartime Recipes, First We Feast, Depression Era Recipes, How To Become, How To Get, Sign I, The Good Old Days, World War Two

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U.S. Office of Price Administration. War Ration Book Four, issued to Juan A. Castellanos, 1943. New-York Historical Society.

Brooklyn Navy Yard workers volunteering for service at Pearl Harbor, January New-York Historical Society. Remember Pearl Harbor, Total War, Vintage New York, Historical Society, World War Two, Wwii, New York City, Pop Culture, Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Navy Yard workers volunteering for service at Pearl Harbor, January 19, 1942. New-York Historical Society.

İkinci Dünya Savaşı sonunda New York Limanına Amerikan askerlerini getiren "Queen Elizabeth" gemisi. The crowded Liner Queen Elizabeth bringing American Troops back to NY Harbor after the and of the WWII, 1945 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos, Bizarre Photos, Amazing Pictures, Random Pictures, Rare Historical Photos, New York Harbor, American Soldiers

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Official U.S. Navy Photograph. [Troopship returns], 1945. New-York Historical Society.

A pair of sailors in dress whites cut through the late summer evening gloom at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Posted by /u/Giant_Slor to r/HistoryPorn Historical Images, Historical Society, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Summer Evening, Late Summer, Pearl Harbor, Rue, World War Ii

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Official U.S. Navy Photograph. [Brooklyn Navy Yard at Dusk], 1945. New-York Historical Society.

Minerva Matzkowitz at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Official U. Navy Photo, New-York Historical Society. Historical Images, Historical Society, Women's Land Army, Naval History, Art History, Rosie The Riveter, United States Navy, Old Photos, Antique Photos

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Minerva Matzkowitz at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Official U.S. Navy Photo, New-York Historical Society.

New-York Historical Society Unit of the Red Cross, One millionth bandage, 1943 ~ Veterans Day Celebration, History Of Nursing, Male Nurse, Vintage Nurse, American Red Cross, Military Veterans, Antique Photos, Historical Society, One In A Million

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New-York Historical Society Unit of the Red Cross, One millionth bandage, 1943. New-York Historical Society, Gift of the New-York Historical Society Unit of the Red Cross, 1943.

Irving Boyer, Prospect Park, ca. Oil on academy board. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Selwyn L. Boyer, from the Boyer Family Collection. Brooklyn New York, New York City, Nyc Art Museums, Prospect Park, Nyc Subway, Historical Society, World War Two, American Artists, Wwii

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Irving Boyer, Prospect Park, ca. 1942–1944. Oil on academy board. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Selwyn L. Boyer, from the Boyer Family Collection.