Katie Ehrlich, New York University Archives, New York Public Library
Social welfare, charity, public health and conceptions about poverty meet at the corner where Waverly Place intersects itself in Greenwich Village. Built on a peculiar triangular plot of land in 1831 and still standing today, the Northern Dispensary is a reminder of a 19th century experiment in free health care for the poor. The dispensary operated continuously for more than a century and a half until a controversy over AIDS ...
Grand Central Master Tower on Lexington Avenue. Original IRT Command Center.
The Angela Davis Legal Defense Collection is comprised of legal documents and other materials associated with the legal and political campaign to have…