Five points

Collection by Mrs History

Mrs History
 (mkc)--New York: Tenement family in the kitchen And we complain everyday. We have no clue! Vintage photo, children & mother, decay, poverty, history (from Sherry Miller Reesor). Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dust Bowl, Photo Vintage, Vintage New York, Interesting History, Vintage Photographs

New York: Tenement family in the kitchen 1915. WOW and we complain everyday. We have no clue! Vintage, photo, children, mother, decay, poverty, history.

New York City circa "Jewish market on the lower East Side." (amazing close up) Lower East Side, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Photo New York, Shorpy Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, Arte Judaica, Ville New York, Vintage New York

The Jewish Market: 1900 high-resolution photo

Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images

Carriages on Ave., taken from Street, NYC. The area where Cornelius Vanderbilt and his wife Alice Vanderbilt, had their first home in, ~ {cwl} ~ (Original Image via: The New York Times) Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage New York, Photo New York, Ville New York, Belle Villa, Baker Street, Vintage Photographs

History of NYC animal crap

The NY Times writes some interesting history articles... ...the dog waste problem is nothing compared with the horse manure problem of the ...

Circa "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan.would love to see the Tenement museum in the city. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage New York, New York Photographie, Mundo Tattoo, Photo New York, Shorpy Historical Photos, Historical Pictures

Online: 1900 high-resolution photo

Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images

East Village e Lower East Side, os bairros mais hip de Nova Iorque? Edward Weston, Lower East Side, East Village, Ansel Adams, New York Street, New York City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Funny Pictures


Jacob Riis was born the third of fifteen children on May 3rd, 1849 in Denmark. He was a carpenter by trade when he headed to the United States in 1870. Like a lot of immigrant folks, he was unable to find work when he landed on New York's hard-scrabble streets, and sought shelter wherever he…

Gangs of New York movie poster re-design by Skyler Lawson, via Behance Cinema Tv, Cinema Posters, Great Films, Good Movies, Love Movie, Movie Tv, New York Movie, Gangs Of New York, Bon Film

Gangs of New York (2002) - IMDb

Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent. In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Hattie Stewart - World Female Boxing Champion 1884 she looks very strong. Women Boxing, Female Boxing, Great Women, Amazing Women, Combat Boxe, Boxing Champions, Le Far West, Women's Wrestling, Badass Women

Hattie Stewart

Hattie Stewart (the Bronx, New York) ~ World female boxing champion (1884). History is cool

Henri Cartier - Bresson / Cartier-Bresson and Levitt: Modern Masters, Old Friends - The New York Sun (but who made this Helen Levitt or Henri Cartier Bresson? Henri Cartier Bresson, Old Pictures, Old Photos, 1940s Photos, Helen Levitt, Foto Poster, French Photographers, Magnum Photos, Documentary Photography

Helen Levitt : Street Photography in the 1940s New York, circa 1940 From

Bandit's Roost by Jacob Riis, from How the Other Half Lives. This image is Bandit's Roost at Mulberry Street, considered the most crime-ridden, dangerous part of New York City. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Rare Photos, Lower East Side, New York Street, New York City, Vintage Photography, Street Photography

Gangs of New York

Around 1888, men gather in an alley called Bandits Roost in Manhattans Five Points neighborhood, the setting of the movie Gangs of New York. This and other Jacob Riis photographs inspired the city to raze the notorious Mulberry Bend block—and Bandits Roost with it.

AN infographic map detailing the gangs of late century NYC. Just goes to show the past wasn't necessarily safer than the present! I do see some references to the movie, Gangs of New York. Vintage New York, Vintage Maps, Brooklyn New York, New York City, Cities, Gangs Of New York, Mafia Gangster, New Amsterdam, Historical Maps

Exploring the Gangs of Late 1800s NYC; Building Stats Rise

THE PAST—Early New York City was an iniquitous, lawless place. From 1840 to 1910, life on the streets was largely governed by gangs with names one might, these days, expect to find attached to a...

Illustration showing an early morning scene on Donovan Lane, also known as Murderer's Alley, in the Five Points neighborhood of New York, (Photo by Interim Archives/Getty Images) Manhattan Nyc, Lower Manhattan, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Gangs Of New York, Work In New York, New York Police, Five Points, Vintage New York

History of The Cellars of The Five Points

This is historical reference material pertaining to the history of Cellars in the location known as the Five Points. The material comes from the public domain Ebook "Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James McCabe. If you enjoy the material below you are more then welcome to download the complete Ebook for FREE…

Louie the Lump - member of the Five Points Gang Great Photos, Old Photos, Chicago Outfit, Real Gangster, Gangs Of New York, Victorian Life, Five Points, Al Capone, Interesting History

Louie the Lump was a member of the Five Points Gang in Five Points, Manhatten, New York during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Not known for much else other than his murders and continued rivalry with Kid Twist, leader of the Eastman Gang. He is most noted for his murder of Kid Twist that struck the final blow to break up the Eastman Gang; allowing the Five Points Gang full ruling of the Five Points before it eventually evolved into the American mafia.

The Paul Kelly Gang, an ebook by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr at Smashwords Real Gangster, Mafia Gangster, Silent Screen Stars, Paul Kelly, Online Novels, Gangs Of New York, Bad Boys, The Past, American

CRIME BOSS: Paul Kelly (born Paolo Antonio Vaccarelli) was an Italian immigrant who founded the Five Points Gang in New York City after starting some brothels with prize monies earned in boxing. It was one of the last dominant street gangs in New York history; Kelly recruited young men who later became prominent criminals of the early 20th century. [Family photo]