Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards, ca. 1927-1930
Jonas (L.) & Co., Inc. (Woolworth Bldg., New York City)
Fairchild Aerial Surveys
Woolworth Building New York (N.Y.)
Silver gelatin on paper, 3-5/8" x 5-1/2"
0.01 cu. ft. : 53 items
Photographs of New York City buildings and landmarks, including aerial views; some appear to have been made from copy negatives. Many by Rotary Photo; others by Brown Bros., Irving Underhill, William Frange, and Fairchild Aerial Surveys. Most cards published by L. Jonas & Co., Woolworth Bldg., New York, N.Y. One card contains a message, stamp, and postmark; all other cards are unused. The mailed card was sent to Dr. Rudolf Wolff in Germany; it bears the imprint of Franco-American Novelty Co., New York, but looks identical to the Jonas cards; message dated 16 Jan. 1930. All printed in Germany and England.
Jan Wolff Collection of New York City Photographic Postcards, ca. 1928-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History