The NY Times Presents A History Of New York In 50 Objects

The way in which we all experience and understand history varies, but most frequently it’s revealed to us in the classroom, through the study of the past as recounted in a host of texts. This item from the New York Times, A History Of New York In 50 Objects, offers up a clever way of imparting the evolution of New York, by showing us 50 objects that speak to moments that have shaped the region. As you’ll see from the reader comments, it’s impossible to get a consensus on which 50 objects truly represent the New York story.

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