Category: New York City

Bob Dylan with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo du…

Bob Dylan with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo during The Freewheelin’ cover shoot on

West 4th Street in New York City, February 1963.

Rudolph Valentino with Congressman Fiorello …

Rudolph Valentino with Congressman Fiorello LaGuardia (left) and Frank Mennillo (right) at a marathon in New York, 1925. 

When 

Rudolph Valentino

arrived in New York from Italy in 1913 he was taken under the wing by Frank Mennillo. Frank acted as his “Padrino” (Godfather), accepting responsibility for his welfare. Frank was a successful Italian businessman and old family friend who made his fortune importing Italian goods,namely olives which earned him the title the “Olive King.”

Fiorello LaGuardia became the 99th Mayor of New York City for three terms from 1934 to 1945. Olympic runner Ville Ritola is in the last photo.

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Jimi Hendrix photographed by Baron Wolman in

New York City, February 1970. 

Bob Dylan photographed by John Cohen in New Yo…

Bob Dylan photographed by John Cohen in New York City, 1962. 

Mike Tyson marries Robin Givens at the Municip…

Mike Tyson marries Robin Givens at the Municipal Building in New York City on February 9, 1988.

(Original Caption) Boxer Mike Tyson and Robin Givens tie the knot at the Municipal Building in Manhattan. This is the second time the two have married (the previous wedding was in Chicago two days earlier) and they said they intend to get married in all 50 states. 

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Run-DMC (1985)

Muhammad Ali with his mentor Malcolm X at th…

Muhammad Ali with his mentor

Malcolm X at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, 1964.

Malcolm arranged for Ali (then Cassius X) to meet with diplomats from Africa and Asia at the United Nations. Sports writer Murray Robinson noted in the New York Journal American that Malcolm intended to “make the heavyweight champion an international political figure.”

twixnmix: Keith Haring, Yoko Ono, Sean Lenno…

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Keith Haring,

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Judith Jamison and Jennifer Muller at a press conference to announce Jennifer Muller/The Works Dance Troupe

at The China Club in New York City on February 4, 1987.

Photos by Ron Galella

Elvis Presley with his girlfriend Diane Good…

Elvis Presley with his girlfriend Diane Goodin and manager

Joe Esposito, departing the Hilton Garden Inn in New York City on July 19, 1975.

Klaus Nomi photographed by William Coupon, 1…

Klaus Nomi photographed by William Coupon, 1979