1940s: New York City in all its glory

The following pictures were taken by Charles Weever Cushman, in the 40s, when World Ward Two was going on... They are just amazing.

The Liberty Street Ferry on September 27, 1941:

Men and boys are seen collecting salvage on the Lower East Side on October 4, 1941:

October 3, 1942:

A portable soft drink stand at Bowling Green on October 1, 1942... Not that different from the ones we can see nowadays in our streets:

Lower Manhattan is pictured from a Jersey City ferry boat on September 27, 1941:

If you want to see more pictures and prolong your trip in the 1940s:

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