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N.Y. Linen: 1938

N.Y. Linen: 1938

1938. "New York, New York. A scene on East 62nd Street." Showing the vans of New York Linen Supply, seen here earlier, and a gasometer, or gas holder, from the era of "city gas." Acetate negative by Sheldon Dick for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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