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Collection The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906

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Selected Bibliography: The History of New York City

  • Black, Mary. Old New York In Early Photographs, 1853-1901: 196 Prints from the Collection of the New-York Historical Society. New York: Dover Publications, 1976.
  • Blom, Benjamin, comp. New York: Photographs, 1850-1950. New York: E.P.Dutton, Inc., 1982.
  • Bradley, David L. Bradley's Reminiscences of New York Harbor and Complete Waterfront Directory of New York, Brooklyn and Jersey City. New York: David L. Bradley, 1896.
  • Johnson, Harry, and Frederick S. Lightfoot. Maritime New York in Nineteenth-Century Photographs. New York: Dover Publications, 1980.
  • King, Moses. King's Views; New York, 1908, Four Hundred Illustrations. New York: C. Francis Press, 1908.
  • King, Moses, ed. King's Photographic Views of New York. Boston: Moses King, 1895.
  • King, Moses, comp. King's Views of New York, 1896-1915 & Brooklyn, 1905. New York: Arno Press, 1977.
  • Kouwenhoven, John A. The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York: An Essay In Graphic History. New York: Harper & Row, 1953. (Reprinted 1972).
  • Lightfoot, Frederick S. Nineteenth-Century New York in Rare Photographic Views. New York: Dover Publications, 1981.
  • Morris, Jan. The Great Port. New York: Oxford University Press, 1969.
  • Mayer, Grace M. Once Upon A City. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1958. (Reprinted New York: Octagon Books, 1980).
  • Nevins, Allan and John A. Krout, eds. The Greater City: New York, 1898-1948. 1948. (Reprinted Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981).
  • Reynolds, Donald M. The Architecture of New York City. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984.
  • Schoener, Allon, ed. Portal To America: The Lower East Side, 1870-1925. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967.
  • Still, Bayrd. Mirror For Gotham: New York As Seen By Contemporaries From Dutch Days To The Present. New York: University Press, 1956.
  • Stokes, Isaac Newton Phelps. The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909. 1916. (Reprinted New York: Arno Press, 1967).
  • Stokes, Isaac Newton Phelps and Daniel C. Haskell. American Historical Prints, Early Views of American Cities. 1933. (Reprinted Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1972).
  • Willensky, Elliot, and Norval White. AIA Guide to New York City. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1988.
  • Works Progress Administration. New York Panorama: A Companion to the WPA Guide to New York City. 1938. (Reprinted New York: Pantheon Books, 1984).
  • Works Progress Administration. The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writer's Project Guide to 1930's New York. 1939. (Reprinted New York: Pantheon Books, 1982).

Selected Bibliography: Early Motion Pictures

  • Allen, Robert C. Vaudeville and Film, 1895-1915. New York: Arno Press, 1980.
  • Barnouw, Erik. The Magician and the Cinema. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.
  • Everson, William K. American Silent Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
  • Hampton, Benjamin. A History of the Movies. New York: Covici, Friede, and Co., 1931;reprint ed., retitled History of the American Film Industry. New York: Dover, 1970.
  • Hendricks, Gordon. The Edison Motion Picture Myth. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1961.
  • Horowitz, Rita, and Harriet Harrison, comp. The George Kleine Collection of Early Motion Pictures in the Library of Congress A Catalog. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1980.
  • Musser, Charles. "The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907," History of the American Cinema, v. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
  • ________. Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1991.
  • ________. A Guide to Motion Picture Catalogs by American Producers and Distributors, 1894-1908: A Microfilm Edition. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1984.
  • Niver, Kemp R. Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection, 1894-1912. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1967.
  • Nye, Russel. The Unembarrassed Muse. New York: Dial Press, 1970.
  • Ramsaye, Terry. A Million and One Nights. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1926; reprint ed., New York: Touchstone, 1986.
  • Smith, Albert E. Two Reels and a Crank. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952.
  • White-Henson, Wendy and Veronica M. Gillespie, comp. The Theodore Roosevelt Association Film Collection A Catalog. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1986.