This post excerpted with permission from The Bowery: The Strange History of New York’s Oldest Street
by Stephen Paul DeVillo. Copyright © 2017 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Do We Want to Exhibit a Clean or Unclean City? Private Contractors, Scavengers, and Waste Disposal at the 1939 New York World’s Fair
This is the fourth in a series of posts drawn from the authors'recent work
Never Built New York, published courtesy of Metropolis Books.
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