This post was written by Marybeth Kavanagh, Print Room Reference Librarian
Almost a year after Superstorm Sandy hit New York City, waterfront communities are still feeling the impact. To commemorate the one year anniversary of Sandy, a set of photographs documenting the effects of the storm in Rockaway Park, Queens was given to the New-York Historical Society by the photographer, Michael Schor.
Schor, a self-taught landscape photographer and Rockaway native, rode out the storm in his beachfront...Read More
Bella C. Landauer Collection, PR 031Talk about genetic engineering! How would you like to find one of these growing in your garden?
Bella C. Landauer Collection, PR 031These amusing anthropomorphic illustrations were produced in the mid-1880’s, a time when – in contrast to today’s Monsanto-dominated seed industry -- the number of American seed companies was growing rapidly. Spurred by increasing competition, and aided by...Read More
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