In Focus - Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives - The Atlantic Aboard a police boat on October New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia hacks away at confiscated slot machines about to be destroyed and dumped into New York harbor.
The first 86 African American freed slaves sponsored by the American Colonization Society depart the New York harbor to start a settlement in present-day Liberia aboard The Mayflower of Liberia. The American Colonization Society (
Panoramic landscape of New York city as the sun sets for the day from Liberty Island in New York Harbor. Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan, is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, and where the city was founded in