Open to the Public: New York City's Visual Archives
From New Yorker Magazine:
Last month, eight hundred and seventy thousand photographs, illustrations, movies, maps, and other media from the New York City Municipal Archives were made public in an online archive, together forming a remarkable visual survey of the city from 1858 to the present. Uptown and downtown, highbrow and lowbrow, the collection contains photographs of everything from the Brooklyn Bridge under construction to Depression-era murder scenes to children enjoying the Central Park Zoo.
Here are a few more on my other blog:)