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Around the World in New York
Description: A tour of various ethnic neighborhoods in New York City in the 1950s
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Clip #: TFA-349A
Length: 13:07
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: New York
City: New York
Subject: Street Scene
Original: 16mm
1950s, New York, New York City, Manhattan, car POV driving up to United Nations Secretariat Building, Lower East Side, street scenes, sidewalk crowded with pedestrians, street vendors selling clothing and shoes, customers bargaining with vendors, boy trying on hat, woman examining panties, woman selecting pickles from barrel, fast speed men and women eating hot dogs purchased from hot dog cart, Piragua shaved ice cart vendor, Puerto Rican children eating shaved ice, selling shopping bags and shining shoes on corner, Puerto Ricanoes, Puerto Ricans, palm reader, fortune teller, street musicians, blind pianist, trio with singer, guitar and accordion, open-air preacher, street preacher, sandlot baseball game between two Puerto Rican teams in Central Park, senior men playing bocce game, bocce players arguing, boys playing stickball in street, woman buying fresh mozzarella from Italian grocer, woman slicing fresh mozzarella and preparing and baking manicotti in kitchen, man eating cooked manicotti and expressing approval, Upper East Side, Yorkville, Bavarian culture, Germantown, man rolling barrel towards restaurant, man drinking pitcher of beer, Brauhaus, men and women dressed in traditional Bavarian attire performing folk songs and dances, folk singing, folk dancing, men and women toasting pitchers together and drinking, elaborately carved beer stein, Schnitzelbank musical audience participation game, St. Patrick’s Day Parade down 5th Avenue, Irish societies carrying banners marching in parade, marching bands, parade spectators watching from sidelines, Catholic officials watching parade from steps in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, children marching in parade and watching from sidelines, majorettes, Chinatown, man buying the Chinese Journal newspaper at newsstands, boy reading Felix the Cat comic book, children skipping long rope in street, man and woman looking at Chinese handicrafts in store window, window shopping, Chinese New Year festival in streets, parade, dragon dancers, drums and cymbals, firecrackers, cityscape

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