sailboat Greenport

(click) PHOTO ESSAYS-of various cities and places

Non-Fiction already published book

Persuasion: Messages, Receivers, and Contexts by Wm. Rogers

Published by Rowman & Littlefield


Photos below this point taken by Wm. Rogers (except cat statue)


Bryant Park

Bryant Park outdoor eatery, (Fifth & Sixth Avenues 42nd Street behind NY Public Library)


north pole


Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines jet landing at airport


skull and bicycle

Somewhere in Manhattan






Norfolk, VA building with an historic past dating from 1840


two dogs boy

Somewhere in Manhattan



Permanent Undersecretary, WT Pussney



Help, I'm being held captive




Oyster Bay on YouTube



Is this a detail of a 1960s magazine ad or a contemporary photo


Long Beach video



Hold onto your hat, New York, 1868


Jones Beach Summer at YouTube


No 24

One of the oldest houses in New York



Virginia Beach



table lamp

Fifty-eight-year-old wooden table lamp made in eighth-grade with step-by-step show-and-tell instructions from shop teacher. Took several months to finish during weekly shop classes. The only things new are the lampshade and bulb.


Video of Forest Park, Queens, NY


central park

Boathouse Restaurant and model sailboat pond, by WT Rogers



Lazybones store-window cat was napping in an odd pose and not really stalking the stuffed dog


building in sun

Modern architecture


trendy restaurant

Trendy location





still life

Still life in SoHo


no trespassing



blonde bombshell

Someone said, "It's over!"


forest hills house

Somewhere in Queens County, NY


dog on bus

Service dog resting up on bus ride



East Houston Street fashion


corail hotel

Hotel Corail on Rue de Lyon where I stayed; sandwicherie where I had breakfasts


lonely walker

Lonely walker in Paris


colorfol railroad cars



ice water

Ice water in old building


subway jail



Leeds Corn Exchange

© Wholesale Corn Exchange, city of Leeds in England (now upscale mall)


old train

© Old train in Savannah Georgia train museum



© Boatyard near Gardiner's Bay, North Shore, Long Island


store front pillars

Almost black and white



© Capitol Building, Washington DC

The Capitol stands at the exact center point of the city and its dome is filled with nine million pounds of cast iron and was originally sheathed in 1700 gallons of paint.

william rogers