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Bat Girl, St. Ann, and Wonder Woman on Halloween in New York City, mid-1970s, photo by Larry Racioppo.

(NYPL)

The city of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

August 8, 1936: The airship Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building in New York.

Fighting a rat plague in New York, 1921.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Why are Rose Nylund and Commander Adama dressed like space people?

(DoYouRemember via Matt Blankman)

The General Electric X-ray mummy exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.

(New York Public Library)

Welcome to the U.S. Space Park at the New York World’s Fair, highlighted in NASA’s Aeronautics and Space Report, 1965.

July 7, 1912 – Harry Houdini stepping into a crate that will be lowered into New York Harbor as part of an escape stunt.

(Library of Congress)

The first Earth Day, New York, April 22, 1970. Photo by Dennis Stock, Magnum.

The first Earth Day, New York City, April 22, 1970. Photos by Paul Fusco for Magnum.