Community Service Society Photographs

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Hester Street

Hester Street
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HESTER STREET. From "Rider's New York City - A Guide-Book for Travelers," New York, Henry Holt and Company, c1916, p. 151. "Bayard and Hester Sts., just S. and N. of Canal, are reminders of the Bayard farm stretching along the W. side of the Bowery as far as Bleecker St., and belonging to a nephew of Peter Stuyvesant; the second of these streets was named after Hester Bayard." #324 Byron Collection Museum of the City of New York N.B. Only Museum of City of New York negative to be used. Identified in Museum of City of New York collection as "Hester Street."
Item Information
Title
Hester Street
Date
circa 1916
Item Number
218
Photograph Number
324
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
Community Service Society of New York
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Hester Street
Annotation on Back
Byron Photo Hester St.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Streets; Crowds; Children; Carriages and carts; Buildings; Boys; Baskets
Creators
Byron Company (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
296: 8
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HESTER STREET. From "Rider's New York City - A Guide-Book for Travelers," New York, Henry Holt and Company, c1916, p. 151. "Bayard and Hester Sts., just S. and N. of Canal, are reminders of the Bayard farm stretching along the W. side of the Bowery as far as Bleecker St., and belonging to a nephew of Peter Stuyvesant; the second of these streets was named after Hester Bayard." #324 Byron Collection Museum of the City of New York N.B. Only Museum of City of New York negative to be used. Identified in Museum of City of New York collection as "Hester Street."