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Old 04-24-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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Default 870000 photos from the NYC Municipal Archives made available online

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Over 870,000 photos from New York City Municipal Archives that exceed 2.2 million images have been scanned and made available online, for the first time giving a global audience a view of a rich collection that documents New York City life.
http://photos.denverpost.com/mediace...rchives/34031/

Pretty interesting pics!

Unfortunately the NYC Department of Records page doesn't seem to cope with the traffic, you can try your luck here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/gallery/home.shtml
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I loved the picture of Kate Smith and Babe Ruth. Kate Smith today still sings God Bless America for the Yankees during the 7th inning stretch, I smiled when I saw that picture.

Love NY or hate it, it is an interesting look at life in one of the most unique cities of the world.
(yes I am biased, I am a native)
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