Movers and Shakers
Movers and Shakers
June 24, 2011

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A costly fashion… literally.
A Piece of High Line History
Library Closing For the Summer
End of the World As We Know It
The “Golden Age of Bicycling” Account Book
William H. Paine: assistant engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge
William H. Paine: assistant engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge
May 13, 2011

May 24th marks the 128th anniversary of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. While the name John Augustus Roebling is widely associated with the bridge’s design and production, the contributions of the six other men involved in the bridge’s engineering is rarely acknowledged in popular history. Paine (believed to be second from right), pictured on…

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Happy Mother’s Day!
Paul Gillespie’s 1939 New York World’s Fair Collection
Paul Gillespie’s 1939 New York World’s Fair Collection
April 29, 2011

Just in time for the 72nd anniversary of New York’s 1939 World’s Fair — which opened on April 30th, 1939 — the New-York Historical Society has received an extensive collection of photographs and other memorabilia documenting this momentous event. President Roosevelt’s official dedication at the Fair’s opening ceremonies. Although Paul Gillespie was only 12 years…

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