From the morgue…

November 17, 1976. A King Kong billboard dominates Midtown Manhattan

August 13, 1969. The New York ticker tape parade for Apollo 11 astronauts

These iconic shots were found in the New York Times photo ‘morgue’ which houses over 5 million prints and 300 thousand sacks of negatives. Check out more via the New York Times blog 

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