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Alice (far left) worked in a factory at age seven to help support her family of nine Not that long ago. .

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How Hurricane Sandy flooded New York back to its 17th century shape as it inundated 400 years of reclaimed land

Incredible aerial NYC view from 1931. This would be great to transfer onto wood #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists

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Building the Big Apple: Historic images show construction of New York's most famous skyscrapers

The brave crews at One World Trade Center literally dangle from cranes and steel cables more than feet above the streets of New York City as they construct the final floors of the tower.


Prohibition - The lack of a solid popular consensus for the ban resulted in the growth of vast criminal organizations, including the modern American Mafia, and various other criminal cliques. Widespread disregard of the law also generated rampant corruption among politicians and within police forces.