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circa 1910- double bicycle with a baby carrier...Nothing to keep the baby from rolling out!

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circa 1910- double bicycle with a baby carrier...Nothing to keep the baby from rolling out!

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

Flatiron Building during construction in 1902, New York, N.Y., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on 8x10 glass plate negative.

FlatIron Building Under Construction, New York, N.Y., 1902

Flatiron Building during construction in 1902, New York, N.Y., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company on 8x10 glass plate negative.

Times Square 1978. In 78 my high school newspaper staff went NYC for the annual national awards. We didn't win 1st. But we went here, saw plays on Broadway and ate at Mama Leoni's.

Times Square 1978. In 78 my high school newspaper staff went NYC for the annual national awards. We didn't win 1st. But we went here, saw plays on Broadway and ate at Mama Leoni's.

Turquoblue:  Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance. Dr. Bryun was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early 1900’s. On her first day at work in 1910, she saved the life of a baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.

Turquoblue: Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance. Dr. Bryun was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early 1900’s. On her first day at work in 1910, she saved the life of a baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.

Old New York City ~ ca.1941. This is at 47th & Broadway??

Old New York City ~ ca.1941. This is at 47th & Broadway??

the american past: NYC in focus: How the Other Half Lived ...and Lives

the american past: NYC in focus: How the Other Half Lived ...and Lives

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Chinatown is an exciting, vibrant, busy part of NY (the r actually 7 Chinatowns in NYC). Its the home to the largest Chinese population in one place in the Western hemisphere, bordering the Lower East Side to its east and Little Italy to its north.