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Historical Photo Gallery

Title page of the UN Charter in English. Original manuscript of the UN Charter, in English. The 1945 San Francisco Conference, at which the UN Charter was passed and signed. Copies of UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights were placed with cornerstone of Headquarters building on UN Day 1949. Eleanor Roosevelt holding a Universal Declaration of Human Rights poster, in English. An English language radio broadcast in 1970 at UN Headquarters. Guided Tour in New York in 1953.  Tours are given in English, all official UN languages, and others. Documents Control Division in 1954. UN documentation in English, and four other official languages (now five) passed through this office. A UN interpreter at work in a glass-walled booth above the Security Council Chamber. In the past UN verbatim reporters used stenotype machines or the stenographers' pads to record the proceedings.
  • Title page of the UN Charter in English.
  • Original manuscript of the UN Charter, in English.
  • The 1945 San Francisco Conference, at which the UN Charter was passed and signed.
  • Copies of UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights were placed with cornerstone of Headquarters building on UN Day 1949.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt holding a Universal Declaration of Human Rights poster, in English.
  • An English language radio broadcast in 1970 at UN Headquarters.
  • Guided Tour in New York in 1953.  Tours are given in English, all official UN languages, and others.
  • Documents Control Division in 1954. UN documentation in English, and four other official languages (now five) passed through this office.
  • A UN interpreter at work in a glass-walled booth above the Security Council Chamber.
  • In the past UN verbatim reporters used stenotype machines or the stenographers' pads to record the proceedings.