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1920s

Are YOU the cat's pajamas?
This colorful map of 1926 Manhattan shows you all the hot spots.
Meet Brooklyn's bathing beauty from 1921.
Don't forget to tip. Don't block the sidewalk. And of course... don't gape at women smoking cigarettes in restaurants.
From a guide to New York published in 1920, we learn that Brooklynites have always been a little bit different from Manhattanites.
Watch as the firetruck quickly zips through the city, alternating quickly between both sides of the street, and even using the sidewalk—somehow, no pedestrians were harmed in the making of this video.
These old videos will take you back to 1920s NYC... where you were either a "wet" or a "dry."
Watch below as Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith perform '20s versions of "Parents Just Don't Understand," "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It," and a song that's just a big plug for Men In Black III.
A writer in 1929 discovers the allure of the penthouse apartment, and just how expensive they are.
Have you heard of Albert Fish? Ephemeral NY takes a look
Speaking of the 1920s, just the other day EphemeralNY posted this
The Jazz Age Lawn Party that was set to take place last
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