Wednesday, August 24, 2011

NYC Vintage Image Of The Day: New Yorkers At Work, 1896

Some 30 years before the first Great Depression, it appears jobs were plentiful for New Yorkers willing to be on their feet most of the day. Here's a sprinkling of men working hard for their money, snapped along the city streets  in 1896.A sponge salesman...Left: A suspender salesman; right, an organ grinder...A policeman and a post office carrier...A New York cab driver!