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Runners sleep before competing in the 2016 New York City Marathon in the Manhattan borough of New York City, NY, U.S. November 6, 2016. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)

Runners sleep before competing in the 2016 New York City Marathon in the Manhattan borough of New York City, NY, U.S. November 6, 2016. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)
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07 Nov 2016 11:48:00
Family salvages picnic table, unidentified Park, 1978. (Photograph by Ed Hausner/NYC Parks Photo Archive/Caters News Agency)

These fascinating photographs offer a colorful glimpse into the history of New York City’s parks, after nearly 3,000 slides were discovered while an official was cleaning out an office. Forty years ago, New York City’s newspapers went on strike for nearly three months. Parks Commissioner Gordon Davis hired eight temporarily out-of-work New York Times photographers to document the city’s parks. Here: Family salvages picnic table, unidentified Park, 1978. (Photograph by Ed Hausner/NYC Parks Photo Archive/Caters News Agency)
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29 May 2018 00:05:00
People take part in the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival along 5th Avenue in New York City March 27, 2016. (Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

People take part in the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival along 5th Avenue in New York City March 27, 2016. The parade, which is more of a stroll than a parade, is more informal than the city's other parades. There are no bands, no floats, and no formations, and anyone can participate. (Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
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28 Mar 2016 10:52:00
Animals destined for the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York on November 13, 1986 are led to the stage door by their co-stars, the Rockettes dancers. A variety of animals, including camels, sheep and donkeys, will star in an annual Christmas production. (Photo by G. Paul Burnett/AP Photo)

Animals destined for the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York on November 13, 1986 are led to the stage door by their co-stars, the Rockettes dancers. A variety of animals, including camels, sheep and donkeys, will star in an annual Christmas production. (Photo by G. Paul Burnett/AP Photo)
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22 Dec 2014 11:48:00
Annual SantaCon Held In New York City

Revelers dressed as Santa Claus drink outside at a bar during the annual SantaCon event December 10, 2011 in New York City. SantaCon is a mass gathering of revelers dressed as Santa Claus who take to the streets in cities across the country before Christmas. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
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11 Dec 2011 10:48:00
Nurse's Home, North Brother Island, New York. (Photo by Christopher Payne)

Nurse's Home, North Brother Island, New York. Photographer Christopher Payne specializes in the documentation of America’s vanishing architecture and industrial landscape. His new book, North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City, explores an uninhabited island of ruins in the East River of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Payne)
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19 May 2014 09:35:00
New York City policemen tangled with demonstrators at a subway station on the opening day of the New York World's Fair, April 22, 1964. Youths attempted to stall the train, which was headed from the city to the fairgrounds, as a form of protest on behalf of civil rights for blacks. (Photo by Charles Gorry/AP Photo)

New York City policemen tangled with demonstrators at a subway station on the opening day of the New York World's Fair, April 22, 1964. Youths attempted to stall the train, which was headed from the city to the fairgrounds, as a form of protest on behalf of civil rights for blacks. (Photo by Charles Gorry/AP Photo)
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26 Jan 2015 11:52:00
Drastic inequality is by no means new in New York. Jacob A. Riis was called a muckraker after he chose to spotlight the city’s poverty at the turn of the 20th century by photographing it. Here: Sweatshop in Hester Street, 1889-1890. (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Roger William Riis)

Drastic inequality is by no means new in New York. Jacob A. Riis was called a muckraker after he chose to spotlight the city’s poverty at the turn of the 20th century by photographing it. Here: Sweatshop in Hester Street, 1889-1890. (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Roger William Riis)
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16 Nov 2015 08:12:00