33 Old Photos of Manhattan


American flag-bearing construction workers, angered by Mayor John Lindsay’s apparent anti-war sympathies, led hundreds of New York City workers supporting U.S. war policy in Vietnam in a demonstration inside a barricaded area near Wall Street in lower Manhattan. More than 1,000 police were on the scene to prevent possible clashes with anti-war student demonstrators, who were among office workers along the barricades, 12 May 1970.