Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Busy Union Square scene showing signs for political movements for and against Tammany Hall (Acorn Musee and Committee of 100), pianos, an art parlor, corsets, furs, dresses, shirts, and hats.

From an article published in 1909, "The Acorn Musee, an imitation of the Citizens' Exhibit opened by the Committee of One Hundred in Union Square West last week, but with the important difference that instead of attempting to depict the alleged waste of the taxpayers' money by the last city administration, it has as its prime object the defense of Tammany..."

Bain News Service, publisher, early 1900s. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.