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Posters and Patriotism

Posters and Patriotism



This selection of images from the World War I poster collection donated to the Museum by railroad executive and financier John W. Campbell (1880-1957) in 1943, is representative of many shown in Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York. When the...

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Muslim in New York

Muslim in New York



Muslims have been woven into the fabric of New York since the city’s origins as New Amsterdam and today New York’s diverse Muslim community—immigrant and American-born, from multiple racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds—constitutes an estimated 3% of the city’s...

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New York at its Core

New York at its Core



New York at Its Core occupies the entire first floor of our landmark building, and explores the history of New York since its founding through key themes of money, diversity, density, and creativity. Visitors can now investigate the qualities that make this city...

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Timescapes

Timescapes



Timescapes, the Museum’s award-winning short documentary, explores how New York City grew from a settlement of a few hundred Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans into the metropolis we know today, and features animated maps and archival photographs, prints,...

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Ephemera

Ephemera



The Museum’s Ephemera Collections include advertisements, handbills, pamphlets, menus, invitations, medals, pins, buttons, badges, three-dimensional souvenirs, and printed textiles. As utilitarian objects, these items served as the connective tissue between citizens...

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Silver Collection

Silver Collection



The City Museum has received funding from the IMLS, the Luce Foundation, and the Louis and Virginia Clemente Foundation to catalog and digitize its preeminent collection of New York silver. The greatest strengths of this collection lie in the years dating from...

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Mid-20th Century Women's Garments

Mid-20th Century Women's Garments



The Museum holds a striking collection of mid-20th century garments worn by notable New York women and created by celebrated designers. The women's costumes, ranging from jumpsuits to evening gowns, document the city’s arrival as a fashion capital, and date from...

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Prints for Sale

Prints for Sale



The City Museum is pleased to offer custom printed, exhibition quality reproductions of thousands of images from its collections. Browse available images here or contact rightsandrepro@mcny.org to inquire about the availability of others....

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