These Vintage New Year’s Celebration Photos Probably Trump Yours

New York, New York. Blowing horns on Bleeker Street on New Year's Day

New York, New York. Blowing horns on Bleeker Street on New Year’s Day

All photos from the Library of Congress.

Depending on where and when you’re reading this, it’s already time for you to ring in the traditional calendar New Year. Your social media feed will probably be inundated with New Year’s Eve celebration selfies and other photos, but we’re inviting you to take a step back into the past and to take a look at how folks in the days of old got down when it came to celebrating. We took a look through the archive of the Library of Congress to share these images.

Take a peek after the jump.

The Di Costanzo family, owners of a restaurant on Mulberry Street, hold their annual family dinner in the restaurant on New Year's Eve.

The Di Costanzo family, owners of a restaurant on Mulberry Street, hold their annual family dinner in the restaurant on New Year’s Eve.

New York, New York. Italian-Americans coming out of Saint Dominick's church on Sullivan Street on New Year's Day

New York, New York. Italian-Americans coming out of Saint Dominick’s church on Sullivan Street on New Year’s Day

New Year Celebration, 1940

New Year Celebration, 1940

Minsker Young Men's Commercial Athletic Club New Year casino banquet

Minsker Young Men’s Commercial Athletic Club New Year casino banquet

ew Years Day at the White House. Mr. Gann, Mrs. Gann (sister of the vice president) and Vice President Curtis, as they left the New Year's reception at the White House

New Years Day at the White House. Mr. Gann, Mrs. Gann (sister of the vice president) and Vice President Curtis, as they left the New Year’s reception at the White House

Drinking to the New Year, N.Y. 1910

Drinking to the New Year, N.Y. 1910

Cafe, New Year's Eve

Cafe, New Year’s Eve

Broad St., New Years Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Broad St., New Years Day, Philadelphia, PA.

[New Year's Reception] early 19a00s

New Year’s Reception early 1900s

[Crowd waiting in line outside of White House for New Year reception]

Crowd waiting in line outside of White House for New Year reception

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