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    Harriet Quimby

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    As a person always looking for new life challenges, she was the first woman to cross the English Channel by air. In March 1912, she sailed for England to meet Louis Blériot, a French flyer with a then international reputation. Quimby managed to convince Blériot to lend her a 50-horsepower monoplane for an attempt to…

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Hy Mariampolski


Before television – only eighty years ago – finding a night’s entertainment in New York was a leisurely drive up Broadway to a lounge, café, tavern, or supper club in Harlem. Postcards tell the story. Some of the finest cards in any collection show you the highlights.

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