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Portrait of Hermann Cammann, member of the Board of Govenors of New York Hospital, real estate man,chief negotiator for the sale of the Bloomingdale property, and later, trustee of Columbia University

One of the last buildings constructed on the Bloomingdale campus (1879-80), Green Hall was designed to provide approprate accommodations for women patients from well-to-do families or refined backgrounds.

Illustration from Harper's Magazine, showing a men's dining hall at the Blackwell's Island asylum, providing a sharp contrast to the stately dining room at the Bloomingdale's Green Memorial Hall.

Photograph of the Gatehouse, or Porter's Lodge, built in 1879 at the entrance to the asylum grounds on Broadway (then known as the Boulevard) and close to today's 115th Street.

Headline of Boston Globe article reporting on the suicide of former Bloomingdale attending physician David Tilden Brown on September 6, 1889. While the article goes on to treat the event, in rather maudlin and sensational terms, as a tragedy, its…

Map and Profile of first IRT line, showing the route and also a profile of the terrain traversed by the construction.

Philip Ashforth Coppola's "Silver Connections", cover

Frank Hedley on cover of NY Tribune, 1904-10-22

Excerpt from New York Daily Tribune, 1904-10-28, p.1
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