Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

23rd June 2014

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"The "Tri-Cornered Baseball Game" … was concocted by a gaggle of New York sportswriters and then carried out in support of the Allied forces in World War II." (source)

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22nd June 2014

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"Shipfitters on lunch break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, August 1944," official US Navy photo (

"Shipfitters on lunch break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, August 1944," official US Navy photo (

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21st June 2014

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In this oil painting, Thomas Hart Benton shows New York’s major role as an embarking point for troops and supplies. The canvas is based on sketched Benton made in Brooklyn in 1942, when the first American troops were leaving for Africa. (source)
In this oil painting, Thomas Hart Benton shows New York’s major role as an embarking point for troops and supplies. The canvas is based on sketched Benton made in Brooklyn in 1942, when the first American troops were leaving for Africa. (source)

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14th April 2014

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1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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14th April 2014

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From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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13th April 2014

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From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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13th April 2014

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From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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12th April 2014

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From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

From the 1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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10th April 2014

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1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

1959 Brooklyn gang series, by Bruce Davidson

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10th April 2014

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Brooklyn gang at Coney Island, 1959, by Bruce Davidson

Brooklyn gang at Coney Island, 1959, by Bruce Davidson

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