Sailing (and rowing) to Jersey City

Seneca Ray Stoddard (1844-1917), Jersey City from Pier 39, Hudson River, ca. 1875 (2007.104.2)

The ICP archives are moving from Midtown Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey…

Everyday for the past several months dedicated and hardworking Collections Staff and Technicians have filled a rowboat full of photos (“from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromogenic prints“) and rowed across the Hudson River…

(A much better post with the same Seneca Ray Stoddard photo is here.)

Weegee (1899-1968), Empire State Building, ca. 1943 (16586.1993)

(A mediocre post that does not include this Weegee photo, but could have, is here.)

Todd Webb (1905-2000), Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New York, April 23, 1948 (2011.21.1)

For a bit of preemptive or premature nostalgia… (nostalgic for rare and out of print, hard-to-get hot jazz, foreign, hillbilly records as low as 9 cents… although perhaps there are plenty of records at Jersey City’s WFMU)… a photo made from and a photo of the location in Manhattan of the ICP archive…

(A much better post with the same Todd Webb photo is here.)

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