Places

A new town! Visit Gilbert, Arizona (1914)

In 1914, there was a lot of hype about a new little town near Phoenix called Gilbert -- "the fastest growing and most prosperous community in the Southwest." Amazingly, Gilbert really did live up to its promise... Read more...

Disneyland opens (1955)

When Southern California's Disneyland opened on July 17, 1955, not only were there thousands of kids and their parents in attendance, there were also hoards of media types. Here's a story from Life magazine abo... Read more...

New York City views (1917)

Get a load of that view! Here are some images showing parts of New York City's skyline as it appeared back in 1917.   Union Square in 1917 >> Announcement of the Empire State Building (1929)... Read more...

The New York World’s Fair (1964)

What you will see at world's biggest show New York's billion dollar dream fair When the first visitors enter a onetime Long Island swamp on April 22, they will come face to face with the most varied extra... Read more...

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