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The World War One Centennial Committee for New York City, a 501(c)3 subsidiary of US WWI Centennial Commission, commemorates WWI in our richly diverse city
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Kevin C. Fitzpatrick Feb 6
Replying to @HISTORY @WW1CC @ww1nyc
New York City had it's own "dazzle" painted battleship parked in Union Square. The USS Recruit wooden ship signed up 25K men in
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National History Day Jan 12
Who’s counting down the days until the national contest in College Park?!
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GondrecourtArea1917 Jul 4
- le 4 Juillet c'est l' Independance Day aux Etats Unis - * il y a 100 ans, à Paris, les de Menilmontant organisaient une réception aux soldats américains pour commémorer le jour de l'Indépendance * 1918
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Ephemeral New York Jan 12
This Gothic brick beauty was once the Elizabeth Home for Girls, opened in 1892 on East 12th Street. It's where destitute girls went to school, learned a trade, and were taught to resist "the evil influences of the street."
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Sgt. Stubby Jan 1
Happy New Year! Here's to a tail-wagging 2019.
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Kevin C. Fitzpatrick Dec 25
Merry Christmas! Look what brought me!
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wwi100nyc Dec 26
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Richard Walling 20 Sep 16
Jewel Crawford, Co. H, 369th US Infantry - Harlem Hellfighters. He's holding a Springfield Trap-door rifle.
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Michele Bogart Nov 23
Conservation alert (2 of multiple to come). Dear NYC: commanding Richmond Barthé reliefs at Kingsborough Houses , need repair ASAP. Please enable us to help us do something. Thank you. Who can help?
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Ephemeral New York Nov 24
Christmas toy dreams in 1915 New York City, via LOC
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Ephemeral New York Nov 25
New York's loveliest cast-iron lamppost illuminates this Harlem street corner
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Jennifer Wingate Nov 26
Calling all art guardian angels: What can be done to save Richmond Barthe’s 40-foot-long “Walls of Jericho” sculptural relief at Kingsborough Houses in NYC?
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The Historyphile Nov 25
Last shot of the American Revolutionary war fired in 1783 as last British troops in USA depart from NY for Nova Scotia. A British gunner fired a cannon at jeering crowds on the shore (it fell well short of the mark).
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wwi100nyc Nov 28
Please RT :Applause for theater . and all tops. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ to cast and producers. You don’t have to love to love this show- it’s a great story w/great music.
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Ephemeral New York Nov 18
This 3-block Harlem street is a secret passage of turn-of-the-century row house loveliness
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Peter Anderson Nov 16
Replying to @IWM_Centenary @ww1nyc
Dr Gros, disliked him. He had a fight with a French Officer, sent back to a Service Battalion, Gros decided that this made him unsuitable to be a pilot. After WW2 Bullard became a traveling salesman then a lift operator at the Rockefeller Center NY. Awarded the Legion of Honour.
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drlibbyhistory Nov 17
Fitting family tribute to : branches of Japanese maple, felled by the storm, standing in brass artillery shell brought home by my dad from
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IWM: WW1 Centenary Nov 16
Meet Eugene Bullard, the first black fighter pilot who flew for France during , unable to do so for the US due to racial discrimination. Painted on his plane were the words 'All blood bleeds red'. Discover Eugene's story here:
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wwi100nyc Oct 23
I was sorry to miss this. Living history is great way to open the stories of the past to the public . Thanks and for what you do .
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Jennifer Wingate Oct 23
How Sculptor Rachel Whiteread Transformed a World War I Military Shelter Into Her Latest Public Artwork | artnet News —a lovely tribute
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