1900s

Finding a piece of the past: PJ Clarke’s in NYC

It’s not often you can discover long-lost information about a venerable institution like New York City’s PJ Clarke’s. Really — how much more could there be left to learn about a place that’s already a piece of living history?

In memory of the Boston Tea Party (1901)

In memory of the Tea Party The Boston Tea Party Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently placed a bronze tablet on a building in Hollis St., which occupies the site of the historic old Do... Read more...

How great guns protect us (1900)

How great guns protect us General Shafter discusses the new fortifications No seaport of the United States is more strongly defended than San Francisco is at the present moment, and yet the work is still ... Read more...

A piano lesson in the parlor (1899)

This photo is from 1899 or 1900, taken in a stately Victorian parlor with Arabian detailing on the windows. Officially titled "African American man giving piano lesson to young African American woman," the ... Read more...
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