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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Martin Wong’s papers: a deeper look at the graffiti art collector

This week, we feature a post from one of our Collections Interns, Houda Lazrak. As shared in a post from earlier this year, artist and collector Martin Wong donated his … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The origins of dining out in New York City

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it numerous opportunities for eating and visiting restaurants.  As we prepare the City Museum’s ephemera collections for digitization as part of a … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adolph Green: The boy from the Bronx makes good

Last Tuesday, December 2, 2014, marked the 100th birthday of Adolph Green, writer and lyricist. With his creative partner Betty Comden, Green composed lyrics for over 200 songs, wrote ten … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Announcing the digitization of the City Museum’s silver collection

In the City Museum’s Silver Collection you’ll find objects made, owned, or sold in the city of New York, such as domestic and presentation hollowware, flatware, and costume accessories. The … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

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