The battleship USS New York served in both World War I and World War II. The USS New York was most active during World War II, were despite her aging status, she took part in the Atlantic convoys before sailing to the pacific were she fought battles at Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
After the war the USS New York served as a target ship for the atomic tests at Bikini Atoll were she survived two atomic blasts, before finally being sunk as an artificial reef in 1948.
Claude Graham White was the first person to make a night flight during a Daily Mail sponsored London to Manchester race in 1910. He is most noted however for achievements in the commercialisation of aeronautics. He was also involved in promoting the military application of air power before the first world war and was one of the first people to experiment with fitting weapons to an aircraft.
She was wounded at least once, but remained at the front through the Argonne offensive and to the end of the war. In 1919 she was awarded the Croix De Guerre by the French government.
From 1941 to 1948 she worked at the The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Her duties, as first secretary to the director of the Institute, meant she was responsible for keeping visitors from disturbing Albert Einstein.
A Hopperesque scene from the Cocktail bar and restaurant at Hunts Point Market, the Bronx, New York City by Nat Fein 1967.
Ricking the reed, first published in: Life and landscape on the Norfolk Broads 1886.
Gathering Lillies 1886.
Quanting the marsh hay, Norfolk Broads, England 1886.
The mangold harvest 1887.
A rushy shore 1886.
Poling the marsh hay 1886.