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The Connected City:
New York, New York, 1920s

Bailey, Vernon Howe. Magical City: Intimate Sketches of New York. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1935.

Bodnar, John. The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.

Bonner, William T. New York: The World’s Metropolis. New York: R. L. Polk, 1924.

Braynard, Frank O. “The World's Greatest Ship”: The Story of the Leviathan, vols. 1-6. New York: South Street Seaport Museum, 1972-83.

Burns, Ric, and James Sanders. New York: An Illustrated History. New York: Knopf, 1999.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Furer, Howard B. New York: A Chronological and Documentary History. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceania Publications, 1974.

Jackson, Kenneth T. The Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press and the New-York Historical Society, 1995.

Labaree, Benjamin W., et al. America and the Sea: A Maritime History. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport, 1998.

Levine, Louis. The Women’s Garment Workers: A History of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union. New York: B. W. Heubsch, 1924.

Maxtone-Graham, John. The Only Way to Cross. New York: Collier Books, 1978.

Nevins, Allan, and John A. Krout, eds. The Greater City: New York, 1898-1948. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948.

Orleck, Annelise. Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Works Project Administration. A Maritime History of New York. New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941.

Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, and Marjorie Lightman. Ellis Island and the Peopling of America. New York: New Press, 1997.

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