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In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Map of the Borough of Manhattan of the City of New York, showing relation between the distribution of foreign stock and negro population with the dissemination of communist and socialist propaganda during the summer of 1932
black and color ink on paper, backed with cloth
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Overall: 7 1/2 x 72 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. ( 19 x 184.2 x 39.4 cm )
painted: on side: "No9 BROOKLYN EASTERN DISTRICT TERMINAL No9"
Wood model of railroad car barge.
According to accession records, this model train float was built by Mr.Thomas Kilpatrick for Mr. Havemeyer, Sr., in 1912. This cost of the original car float, built in 1905, was $18,000. Two of them, No. 2 and No. 9, carried 17 cars. Length: 260 feet, with a 40 foot beam, and 10 feet deep in interior. Three tracks, carrying 6 cars on each side and 5 in the middle could carry 10,000 tons of coal when fully loaded. This information was provided in 1949 by the builder of the model.
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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