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Images from Schlesinger Library

Photograph of a female architect by Bettye Lane

Woman at a Spanish grocery store in New York City, ca.1970

Photogrpah by Jessie Tarbox Beals. View of the Sherry-Netherland Hotel from Central Park, c. 1905-1915.

Photograph by Mary Bancroft. View from Mary Bancroft's New York City apartment, 1962.

Esther Peterson (left) shopping with an unidentified woman in a supermarket, ca.1970-1977.

Photo by Paul Child. View of New York City from 31st floor of the Sherry Netherland, 1951.

Photograph by Jessie Tarbox Beals.  People walking along town streets, 1904-1905.

Photograph by Elinore Herrick. Image of her family members in a park, c.1945-1960.

Photograph by Paul Child. View of New York City on a rainy night, 1962.


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