Rube Goldberg in his own words (1922)

"I was as nervous as a poker player down to his last pants’ button, and every one of the hard-boiled old-timers in the art department knew it. "

Macy’s in NYC (1883)

R H Macy & Co: Grand Central Fancy and Dry Goods Establishment 4th Street, 6th Avenue, & 13th Street, New York City. The above cut represe... Read more...

Annie takes Broadway (1977)

What have the protagonists of a half-century-old comic strip - Little Orphan Annie - got to do with Broadway?

Announcement of the Empire State Building (1929)

The highest building in the world will be built on the site of the Waldorf Astoria hotel. It will be known as the Empire State Building, will be eighty stories high, and will cost more than $66,000,000.

The shocking murder of Beatle John Lennon (1980)

John Lennon, the former Beatle whose music set the beat for a revolutionary youth generation in the 1960s, was shot to death outside his Manhattan home by a man who earlier obtained his autograph on the rock star’s new record album, police said today.