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Lower East Side, Manhattan, 1969.

James Karales, Lower East Side, NYC, 1969 pretty close to the view out my kitchen window

Martha Cooper - Lower East Side, New York City, 1978.

On Everybody Street: Meet New York's Famous Street Photographers

Kings Bridge in the Bronx is known for its staircases, some with up to 160 steps. These "step streets" are also home to some wonderful street art.

Kingsbridge/Riverdale in the Bronx is known for its staircases, some with up to 160 steps. These "step streets" are also home to some wonderful street art.

ERA VICTORIAN: photographer unknown - making their own fun, children skip and play around a lamp post. The little boy has bare feet while the rest of children wear shoes. Little girl with back turned has quite ragged clothing on. These were VERY tough times for poor families. http://www.victorian-era.org/victorian-poor-and-middle-class.html       ~~pεαςε and l๏vḕ <3

Street life of Newcastle - The images strongly resemble the work of late century North East photographer Edgar G Lee.

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A street scene of children playing on a cart, during America's Gilded Age in NYC, c.1890. Location: Cherry Street and Rutgers Slip, on the Lower East Side, of Manhattan. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: NYC Vintage)

Children playing on a cart, during the Gilded Age in NYC. Location: Cherry Street and Rutgers Slip, on the Lower East Side, of Manhattan, ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: NYC Vintage)

June 1936. "Bronx, New York. Background photo for Hightstown project. Many of the future Hightstown settlers are now living in the Bronx district. This is the street on which Mr. Morris Back and family, certified applicant for resettlement, now live." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration, whose plan to move hundreds of Eastern European, mostly Jewish, immigrants from New York to rural New Jersey met with a resounding "meh."

Bronx Baby Buggies June "Bronx, New York. Many of the future Hightstown settlers are now living in the Bronx district.

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