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In this circa 1890 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, a pair of girls walk east along 42nd Street in New York. Acker, Merrall and Condit wine shop delivery wagons are on the right and the C.C. Shayne Furrier sign can be seen on the roof overhead. Over 870,000 photos from an archive that exceeds 2.2 million images have been scanned and made available online, for the first time giving a global audience a view of a rich collection that documents life in New York City. (AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, DeGregario Collection (New York Camera Club)) MANDATORY CREDIT

Rare, historic photos of New York City

May 3, 2013

Never-before-seen photos of New York. Over 870,000 photos from the city's Municipal Archives- a collection that exceeds 2.2 million images- scanned and made available online, give a global audience a view of a rich collection that documents life in NYC.

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