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Museum of the City of New York

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Works: 507 works in 814 publications in 1 language and 16,592 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Art  Conference proceedings  Anecdotes  Chronology  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Publishing director, Compiler, Photographer
Classifications: HV4046.N6, 301.441
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How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic account of slum conditions in New York City was first published in 1890. Annotation. Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty & degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty and degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. 100 striking and influential photographs. In How The Other Half Lives New Yorkers read with horror that three-quarters of the residents of their city were housed in tenements and that in those tenements rents were substantially higher than in better sections of the city. In his book Riis gave a full and detailed picture of what life in those slums was like, how the slums were created, how and why they remained as they were, who was forced to live there, and offered suggestions for easing the lot of the poor
The day our world changed : children's art of 9/11 by Robin F Goodman( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collaboration by the New York University Child Study Center and the Museum of the City of New York presents works by children five to eighteen from New York and its suburbs, along with essays by artists, writers, historians, and leaders
Jacob A. Riis : photographer & citizen by Jacob A Riis( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs from the Riis family's private collection (later given to the Museum of the City of New York) on the immigrant slums of New York City. Captions come from Riis' own writings. Alland can be credited somewhat for reviving historical interest in Riis' photographs
New York interiors at the turn of the century : in 131 photographs by Joseph Byron from the Byron Collection of the Museum of the City of New York by Joseph Byron( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenwich Village : culture and counterculture( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The City of New York : a history illustrated from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York by Jerry E Patterson( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway! : 125 years of musical theatre by Hollis Alpert( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geïllustreerde geschiedenis van de wereldberoemde Amerikaanse theaterstraat en de vele musicals die daar in de loop van deze eeuw zijn opgevoerd
Hirschfeld's New York by Clare Bell( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A community of many worlds : Arab Americans in New York City( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York changing : revisiting Berenice Abbott's New York by Douglas Levere( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hives of sickness : public health and epidemics in New York City( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 1865 report on public health in New York painted a grim picture of "high brick blocks and closely-packed houses ... literally hives of sickness" propagating epidemics of cholera, smallpox, typhoid, typhus, and yellow fever, which swept through the whole city. In this stimulating collection of essays, nine historians of American medicine explore New York's responses to its public health crises from colonial times to the present. These essays illustrate the relationship between the disease environment of New York and changes in housing, population, social conditions, and the success of medical science, linking such factors to New York's experiences with smallpox, polio, and AIDS. As David Rosner writes in his introduction, "aspects of the current health crises in the city are not unique to this era and ..., as in the past, a concerted effort to face up to modern epidemics can lead to meaningful and humanitarian responses."
The fabulous interiors of the great ocean liners in historic photographs by William H Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some 200 superb photographs? in long shots and close-ups? capture exquisite interiors of world?s great floating palaces? 1890s to 1980s: Titanic,?le de France, Queen Elizabeth, United States, Europa, more. Informative captions provide key details
The first great ocean liners in photographs : 193 views, 1897-1927 by William H Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

193 black and white photographs covering the years from 1897-1927
Day of jubilee : the great age of public celebrations in New York, 1788-1909 : illustrated from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York by Brooks McNamara( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although public celebrations take place outside of the playhouse, they are often loosely scripted, stage-managed, and performed by enormous casts - with an entire city as stage and auditorium. McNamara examines the evolution of the broad themes of popular pageantry, and the effects of the growing and changing population on these events. Through contemporary accounts and illustrations, readers can experience the excitement of Lafayette's visit, the debut of Jenny Lind, and the first St. Patrick's Day parade
Cecil Beaton : the New York years by Cecil Beaton( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive book on the legendary photographer's life in New York City, with many never-before-seen images and reminiscences by his closest friends and confidants. From the 1930s, when he helped revolutionize fashion journalism, through the 1960s, when he launched headlong into the Pop art era, London-based photographer Cecil Beaton brought to New York City his own perspective--aristocratic, sexually ambiguous, and theatrical. At the same time, New York offered Beaton innumerable opportunities to reinvent himself and his career. Cecil Beaton: The New York Years features sketches, costumes, set designs, previously unpublished letters, and over 220 photographs and drawings, many in color and never seen before. This volume documents Beaton's most influential relationships with quintessential figures of the New York art scene, including Greta Garbo, his female confidant and muse, and Andy Warhol. Richly illustrated, Cecil Beaton is the definitive portfolio chronicling Beaton's stunning career in fashion, portraiture, and the performing arts
Our town : images and stories from the Museum of the City of New York by Robert R Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paintings featured range from a ca. 1750 John Wollaston portrait of Colonial matron Mary Spratt Provoost Alexander to Childe Hassam's 1890 Rainy Late Afternoon, Union Square to a 1989 work by graffiti artist LEE. Among the numerous prints are John Sloan's 1925 Snowstorm in the Village and Albert Abramowitz's 1930 colored woodcut Wuxtry (Newsboy). The photography highlights include rare 19th-century cyanotypes of Central Park, six works from the Museum's renowned Jacob A. Riis Collection, and photographs taken by Berenice Abbott for her 1930s "Changing New York" project. A rare court suit and gown worn to one of George Washington's inaugural balls is featured alongside a Gilbert Stuart portrait of the first president
On being homeless : historical perspectives by Museum of the City of New York( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York life at the turn of the century in photographs : from the Byron collection of the Museum of the City of New York by Joseph Byron( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 120 wonderful vintage views from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York. Remarkable for clarity, definition and detail, the prints comprise a richly evocative portrait of turn-of-the-century life ? street scenes, parks, restaurants, commercial interiors, Easter Parade, Blizzard of '99, Coney Island, a dinner for Mark Twain, etc. Informative text
Paris-New York : design fashion culture, 1925-1940( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paris/New York explores architectures, urbanism, art, decorative arts, industrial design, fashion, cuisine. travel and jazz to provide a complete picture of the cities' accomplishments in this astoundingly productive period between the two World Wars. Twelve essays by leading French and American scholars and 250 illustrations vividly re-create the contributions of the era's legendary figures."--BOOK JACKET
A short and remarkable history of New York City by Jane Mushabac( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York
Alternative Names
Museum Kota New York

Museum New York.

Museum New York, NY

Muzeo de la Urbo Novjorko

New York (City). Museum of the City of New York

New York. Museum of the City of New York

New York (N.Y.)

New York (N.Y.). Museum of the City of New York

New York (New York). Museum of the City of New York

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The day our world changed : children's art of 9/11New York interiors at the turn of the century : in 131 photographs by Joseph Byron from the Byron Collection of the Museum of the City of New YorkGreenwich Village : culture and countercultureHirschfeld's New YorkA community of many worlds : Arab Americans in New York CityNew York changing : revisiting Berenice Abbott's New YorkHives of sickness : public health and epidemics in New York CityThe fabulous interiors of the great ocean liners in historic photographs