Color photo of Mulberry Street in NY taken around the early 1900's

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by MutteringJohn, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    68,114
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    13,600
    Likes Received:
    16,006
  2. FishySausage

    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    164,477
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    13,462
    Likes Received:
    23,274
    Amazing photo. I bet people smelled awful
     
  3. isabella

    isabella VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    65,946
    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    14,406
    Likes Received:
    10,803
    i love old new york pics....it certainly was very different then. mulberry street is now inhabited by well-off hipsters.
     
  4. RonHeinzkaboot

    RonHeinzkaboot Adultophile Gold

    Reputations:
    115,293
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2013
    Messages:
    19,996
    Likes Received:
    18,499
    fishysausage would comment on smell
     
  5. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

    Reputations:
    116,489
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    10,665
    Likes Received:
    15,668
    Swarthy
     
  6. DuckDong

    DuckDong Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    63,205
    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2012
    Messages:
    5,165
    Likes Received:
    12,296
    Smelled like a Zoo Za Zoo
     
  7. RonHeinzkaboot

    RonHeinzkaboot Adultophile Gold

    Reputations:
    115,293
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2013
    Messages:
    19,996
    Likes Received:
    18,499
    progress is good

    its amazing to see that those people were into selfies too. Guess their one shot at mortality.
     
  8. Rocinante

    Rocinante Well-Endowed Member Gold

    Reputations:
    22,757
    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2012
    Messages:
    4,034
    Likes Received:
    4,705
    They are all long dead and buried. Even the kids who lived to be 90.
     
  9. Pooh bear

    Pooh bear Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    343,550
    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2014
    Messages:
    16,542
    Likes Received:
    41,326
    Were people a lot uglier in the olden days??
     
  10. Anfkid

    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

    Reputations:
    434,738
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Messages:
    63,265
    Likes Received:
    60,826
    Kids looked filthy but yea really cool.
     
  11. Divorce Chicken

    Divorce Chicken white punk on dope VIP

    Reputations:
    150,657
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2012
    Messages:
    14,800
    Likes Received:
    32,834
    Imagine the Eastern-European bush hiding under those petticoats.
     
  12. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

    Reputations:
    116,489
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    10,665
    Likes Received:
    15,668
    Life expectancy in those days was around 42 for men and 45 for women, they were definitely rougher folks.

    Though high infant and child mortality skewed those numbers somewhat.
     
  13. Anfkid

    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

    Reputations:
    434,738
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Messages:
    63,265
    Likes Received:
    60,826
    Some of those kids don't even have shoes.
     
  14. koclem

    koclem .|..O..|. VIP Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,888
    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2012
    Messages:
    7,334
    Likes Received:
    1,066
    my first thought as well
     
  15. AllAboutHim Ed

    AllAboutHim Ed #mypurpose VIP

    Reputations:
    140,258
    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2014
    Messages:
    7,370
    Likes Received:
    11,166
    Not as bad as your average welfare queen of today.
     
  16. Droog

    Droog Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    143,245
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    15,479
    Likes Received:
    19,851
    I love seeing old photos colorized. When everything we see from that period is black and white, it's hard to get a real feel for what it really looked like. Turns out, things had color back then too. Who knew? :dontknow:
     
  17. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

    Reputations:
    340,177
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Messages:
    79,569
    Likes Received:
    41,543
    smelly asians
     
  18. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

    Reputations:
    340,177
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Messages:
    79,569
    Likes Received:
    41,543

    have you seen Howard Stern?
     
  19. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    68,114
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    13,600
    Likes Received:
    16,006
    Actually a little bit better than that, 1900 life expectancy was 47 men, 49 women. If you made it to 65 your life expectancy was 12 years. This was for White Men and Women. Blacks expectancy was 33 and 34.
     
  20. Anfkid

    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

    Reputations:
    434,738
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Messages:
    63,265
    Likes Received:
    60,826
    Smasians. Have some respect.