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New York Since 1898: Life in New York City

NYC in Literature & Film

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Life in New York City

Empire City: New York Through the Centuries
Kenneth T. Jackson and David S. Dunbar, editors. New York, Columbia University Press, 2002.
Writings on New York City from the 17th century to the 20th. Available?
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York
Jacob Riis. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.
On the Lower East Side: Observations of Life in Lower Manhattan at the Turn of the Century
A collection of turn of the century articles and other documentary sources accompanied by introductory materials.
Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro
The March, 1925 Harlem issue of Survey Graphic.
New Deal Network Document Library: New York City
Documents relating to New York City in the 1930s and 1940s.
Lindsey's New York
New York City under Mayor John Lindsey, 1966-1973. A Museum of the City of New York exhibit.