How New Yorkers Enjoyed Summer in 1949

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The Museum of the City of New York features Arthur Rothstein's "Summertime" series, a collection he shot in 1949 showcasing how New Yorkers spent the warmer months. Rothstein was Director of Photography for LOOK Magazine until the publication's demise in 1971.

Photos: NYC In The Summer Of '49 | Gothamist

(Image credits: Arthur Rothstein)

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