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Did you know that 100 years ago there used to be a building-sized elephant on Coney Island across the street from the Cyclone? Or, that using our #MapWarper you can georectify (digitally align) historical maps in NYPL's collection to match modern maps? Learn more: http://maps.nypl.org/warper/ #TeachNYPL

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Community Post: 17 Vintage Thrill Rides Of Questionable Safety

Coney Island, NY Circa 1905

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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps

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| We need to give them back their future. When you like, follow or share IvoryForElephants.org on FB, Twitter, Instagram we gain media $$$. #ivoryforelephants #stoppoaching #elephants for #ivory ! #animals #killthetrade #elephanttree #stamps #vintage

Stone elephants at Ancient Hindu Fort in India | When you like, share, or follow IvoryForElephants..., help us gain media $$ to help save them. #ivoryforelephants #stoppoaching #elephants for #ivory ! #animals #killthetrade #elephanttree #art #historic #architecture

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Antique Art Print African Elephants Engraving Brehm 1883 Black and White Illustration

african elephants engraving (1883 ) by robert kretschmer #ivoryforelephants #elephants #stoppoaching #ivory #animals #elephanttree

this will be the year elephants fly, by Shelley Lane | We need to give them back their future. When you like, follow or share IvoryForElephants... on FB, Twitter, Instagram we gain media $$$. #ivoryforelephants #stoppoaching #elephants for #ivory ! #animals #elephanttree #illustration #killthetrade

New York City - Columbus Circle | When you like, share, or follow IvoryForElephants.org, help us gain media $$ to help save them. #ivoryforelephants #stoppoaching #elephants for #ivory ! #animals #killthetrade #extinction #elephanttree #sculpture #newyork #columbuscircle

Did you see the article on the front page of NYPL.org all about our Teachers Institute this summer? 'From the Collections to the Classroom | The New York Public Library' #TeachNYPL

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RESERVED Antique Elephant Marrionette

antique Elephant marionette #ivoryforelephants #stoppoaching #elephants for #ivory ! #animals #elephanttree

Courses of the Mississippi over the years. Beautiful as a graphic, fascinating as information.

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A Collection of Very Strange Maps

Map of Midtown Manhattan, from 34th Street to 59th Street and from 1st Avenue to 6th Avenue. Manhattan, 1890.