signs, and streets, and girls playing

by tobybee

A wonderful website, How to be a Retronaut has a series of photo collections from various times and places, including a lovely one of New York in the 1940s, in colour. It includes this photo, not the only one which gives us a glimpse of Jewish New York.

Lower Manhattan (1942)

via zunguzungu (and while you’re over there, you should check out zunguzungu’s ‘Sunday Reading’ post – an excellent collection, which has given me hours and hours of reading material…)