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8 images of NYC in the early 1900s

By: Shea Gunther on Feb. 22, 2012, 8:06 a.m.
Photograph of Mulberry Street in NYC

Photo: Detroit Publishing Company/Wikimedia Commons

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Mulberry Street

The streets are absolutely bursting with life in this Photochrom print from 1900. Mulberry Street was the center of Little Italy, and you can see how important it was to residents — it was where they shopped, socialized, played and worked.