National Geographic : 1933 May
Official photograph, U.S.Army Air Corps A SQUADRON OF SWIFT OBSERVATION PLANES MANEUVERS OVER GOVERNORS ISLAND AND MANHATTAN The Hudson River (at left) is dotted with tugs, barges, and ferryboats and lined on both sides with the docks of ocean-going vessels from allparts ofthe world. To the right of Manhattan is the East River. The Empire State Building, tallest in the world, is dimlyvisible inthedistance beyond New York's financial skyscrapers. A Staten Island ferry streaks off to the left on its way from the Battery.