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Victory in Europe Day (1945)

President Proclaims Victory in Europe Truman warns Japanese to quit or face destruction; unconditional surrender will be ratified in Berlin Washington — President Truman proclaimed

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1940s

A visit to the beauty salon in 1942

Look back to the 1940s at Francois de Paris in New York City, and see ladies getting perms, dye jobs, manicures, sitting under hair dryers — along with a peek at the front desk staff running the business.

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1970s

The World Trade Center opens (1973)

If you stand on the roof of Tower One… on an impossibly clear fall day, you can see… forever, or at least 100 miles into every direction of forever. Contemplations of infinity seem perfectly normal in the milieu of the Trade Center.

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