From the Tenement Museum Photo Archive Preview, Part 1

Posted on: June 21st, 2010 at 6:27 am by and
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On Wednesday, the Tenement Museum will officially launch its new online photo database.  The resource is years in the making, and features hundreds of pictures, some dating back to turn of the century.  The folks behind the project were kind enough to give Bowery Boogie an exclusive preview.  So, to celebrate its imminent release, we will feature one photograph from the archive each day this week.

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[Photo Credit: Edmund V. Gillon, Collection of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum © 2010]

Caption: Lower East Side street scene in front of Sol Moscot Opticians. Photo shows the northwest corner of Delancey and Orchard Streets facing east. Hot dog vendor in foreground.  Photo taken sometime between 1975 and 1979.

Be sure to check back on Wednesday for the link to the archives!

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