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Old New York, part 2

These photos begin at 1906. As far as I can determine, they're all in the public domain as they were all taken before 1923 and have no restrictions for their use.
1906 - Manhattan panorama 1906 - Lunch carts on Broad Street 1906 - Telephone exchange 1906 - Interior, Payne Whitney residence, 5th Avenue and 79th Street 1906 - Corner of Delancey and Clinton
1906 - Main post office, Brooklyn 1906 - Helter Skelter ride, Coney Island 1906 - Manhattan entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge 1907 - Brooklyn Bridge ending at the Manhattan terminal 1907 - Mark Twain
1907 - A horse-powered street cleaner 1907 - Having a swim 1907 - Columbus Circle 1907 - Dancers in the very first Ziegfeld Follies November 1907 - General William Tecumseh Sherman
c. 1908 - Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre and Roof Garden c. 1908 - Cells in the new Tenderloin police station January 25, 1908 - East 14th Street January 1908 - Wagons removing snow January 1908 - Men looking for work as snow shovelers
1908 - Theatre newly renovated for movies 1908 - Trixie Friganza, vaudeville headliner and active suffragette 1908 - Suffragettes leaving City Hall 1908 - Delancy Street, Lower East Side 1908 - Mott Street with decorations for an Italian festival
1908 - Garden party 1908 - Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth in Shine On, Harvest Moon 1908 - Cafe on 6th Avenue, Greenwich Village 1908 - Starting work on the Manhattan Bridge 1908 - Manhattan Bridge under construction
1908 - Children's Aid Society c. 1908 - Luncheon 1908 - May Day in Central Park 1908 - The end of the rampage 1908 - Pompeiian Room, Hotel Seneca
1908 - Astor Hotel 1908 - Times Square by day 1908 - Times Square by night 1908 - Newsboy, 22nd Street and 3rd Avenue 1908 - New arrivals on Ellis Island
1908 - Grand Central Station 1908 - Riverside Drive 1908 - Lower Manhattan seen from Brooklyn Heights 1909 - Admiral Peary's steamer Roosevelt 1909 - West 42nd Street
1909 - Playing house on the roof April 2, 1909 - Playing in street 1909 - Playing in the street 1909 - Rainy day 1909 - Manhattan Opera House
November 1909 - Auditorium of the New Theatre c. 1910 - Show girl in the Ziegfeld Follies c. 1910 - Broadway looking north from Chambers Street c. 1910 - Alwyn Court c. 1910 - Claremont Inn
c. 1910 - West Street looking north from 30th Street c. 1910 - Spuyten Duyvil Creek c. 1910 - Beggar on Broadway 1910 - Delivery cart 1910 - Galloping to a fire
1910 - Women's Trade Union League 1910 - Women at a bar 1910 - Queensboro Bridge c. 1910 - Bethesda Fountain, Central Park 1910 - Tourists
1910 - Carousel wagon 1910 - Madison Square 1910 - 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, looking uptown 1910 - Horse overcome by heat March 17, 1910 - Irish servants
1910 - Messenger boys in shower at work 1910 - Penn Station 1910 - Drug store with soda fountain in Penn Station 1910 - Ladies of the chorus in King of Cadonia 1910 - Cooking class
1910 - Tenement family 1910 - On strike 1910 - Mon Lay Won, the Chinese Delmonico 1910 - The People's Restaurant in the Bowery 1910 - Cathedral of St. John the Divine and St. Luke's Hospital
1910 - Playing marbles on the roof c. 1910 - Pretzel seller in the snow 1910 - Brooklyn Bridge 1910 - An outing on the Hudson River March 25, 1911 - Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
March 25, 1911 - Victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire March 26, 1911 - Waiting to identify bodies 1911 - Procession in memory of the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire 1911 - Orphans going to Coney Island June 23, 1911 - Picnic at the Midsummer Day Festival
1911 - Licking ice during a heat wave 1911 - The Dolly Sisters 1911 - Poe Cottage 1911 - Opening day of the New York Public Library c. 1912 - Luna Park, Coney Island
c. 1912 - 5th Avenue just south of 42nd Street c. 1912 - The Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station April 15, 1912 - News of the Titanic April 18, 1912 - Reporters rush to interview survivors of the Titanic 1912 - Bleecker Street deliveries
1912 - Street fair in Little Italy 1912 - New York Female Giants baseball team 1912 - The New York Giants vs. the Boston Red Sox in the World Series c.1912 - Woolworth Building under construction 1913 - Woolworth Building
April 24, 1913 - Woolworth Building opening banquet 1913 - Buses at Washington Square 1913 - Easter on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street 1913 - Easter on 5th Avenue March 23, 1913 - In the Easter Parade
1913 - High fashion on Fifth c. 1913 - Sand dancers 1913 - Cooling off 1913 - Fresh air outing 1913 - J.P. Morgan (right) and party
1913 - Henry Frick Mansion under construction July 14, 1913 - Bastille Day in New York 1913 - 5th Avenue traffic c. 1913 - Reporters at a baseball game 1913 - Polo Grounds after the 3rd game of the World Series
1913 - Setting up the circus in Madison Square Garden 1913 - The Hudson Theatre, next door to a picture shop 1913 - The Longacre Theatre September 27, 1913 - Broadway, south of Bleecker Street November 1913 - Dead bull
December 10, 1913 -  Chorus girls in High Jinks 1914 - Tavern and restaurant 1914 - Julian Eltinge in Cousin Lucy May 7, 1914 - 7th Avenue at 15th Street 1914 - Central Park
1914 - Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge November 1914 -  Undertaker on Mott Street c. 1915 - Doyers Street, Chinatown c. 1915 - Brooklyn Eagle building c. 1915 - Main waiting room, Grand Central Terminal
1915 - Ziegfeld Follies production number 1915 - Labor activist Mother Jones, New York City Hall 1915 - 8th Avenue at 48th Street 1915 - Lower East Side 1915 - Subway fire at 55th Street (#1)
1915 - Subway fire at 55th Street (#2) 1916 - Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic rehearsal 1916 - The Passing Show of 1916 1916 - Broadway looking uptown from Bowling Green 1916 - Curb market traders on Broad Street
1916 - Diva with a dog 1916 - Delicatessen on Bleecker Street 1916 - Fire at 6th Avenue and 18th Street 1917 - Winter 1917 - 360 Pearl Street
1917 - Suffragettes marching up 5th Avenue 1917 - Subway entrance by City Hall 1917 - Rooftop sand table 1917 - Navy recruiting station at the base of the Flatiron Building June 5, 1917 - Registering for military conscription
1917 - USS Recruit, a recruiting station, being built in Union Square Park 1917 - Wash day on the USS Recruit 1917 - Off hours on the USS Recruit 1917 - Rubye De Remer 1917 - Rose Dolores
1918 - Shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge March 4, 1918 - Repair work on West 57th Street 1918 - Composer Sergei Prokofiev 1918 - Avenue B  and East 14th Street May 1918 - 10th Street, Brooklyn
1918 - Enrico Caruso with his wife 1918 - Traffic on 42nd Street 1918 - Working on a statue for the facade of Grand Central 1918 - Workman atop the 11-foot arm of Mercury 1918 - Drill for crowd control
1918 - Liberty Bond rally on Wall Street 1918 - The war is over 1919 - Returning soldiers passing under the Victory Arch 1919 - War veterans in a one-legged race c. 1919 - 5th Avenue window
1919 - James Cagney (3rd from upper left) in drag 1919 - Rent strike 1919 - Garbage strike 1919 - Orde Streetís Open Air School 1919 - Opera greats Enrico Caruso and Claudia Munzio
1919 - Belleview Hospital 1919 - Patients at Belleview Hospital watching actors May 6, 1920 - Weehawken Street, West Village 1920 - The High Line 1920 - On the beach at Coney Island
1920 - 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, looking north September 16, 1920 - Bombing of Wall Street September 16, 1920 - Wall Street bombing 1920 - Theda Bara in The Blue Flame on Broadway 1920 - Opera star Galli-Curci off stage
1920 - Crowd in Times Square to hear play-by-play bulletins of the World Series 1920 - Heavy snowfall on South Street 1920 - Columbus Circle 1921 - Columbus Circle 1921 - Einstein arrives in New York
May 1921 - Waldman's music store c. 1921 - Woman on a phonograph May 1921 - The Whirl Girls in The Broadway Whirl September 16, 1921 - Well-dressed family of 27 arriving from Russia 1921
1921 - Lanier Hotel restaurant c. 1921 - Brooklyn Bridge c. 1921 - Musical comedy star Marilyn Miller 1921 - Times Square 1922 - Music Box Revue
1922 - City ambulance 1922 - Dumping out the booze 1922 - Greenwich Village Follies of 1922 1922 - Barbara Stanwyck (aka Ruby Stevens) 1922 - Dance band
1922 - Fanny Brice 1922 - Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island