Collection The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906
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New York City at the Turn of the Century - The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906 - Collections
At the turn of the century, New York was the preeminent American city; it represented the "new metropolis." The great waves of European immigrants coming to New York, the consolidation of the five boroughs into one vast city, the development of the city's infrastructure, and the incredible construction boom of the next thirty years all contributed to the city's prominence. In many of the ...
- Date: 1898