There used to be snow. Now it’s a bitter cold that keeps you working late and drinking tea. Winter at least still holds on to its traditional coldness—it’s brutal out there. Bundle up those fingers of yours! Like the old saying goes, “Before you look hip, think about the nip!”
Young woman with a knitted sweater, knitted hat, and ice skates. 1914.
Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, Bowery Mission bread line on a cold winter night, 1:00 a.m., Sunday, N.Y.C. 1930s.
Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol. WWII, 1940s.
Photo by Allan Tannenbaum of Soho Weekly News, West Broadway Snow 1970s.