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In Old New York

Take a walk back in history to the New York City of the 1870s, '80s and '90s where you will encounter the Astors and Vanderbilts, Diamond Jim Brady, Boss Tweed, Stanford White, and Teddy Roosevelt:

American passage: the history of Ellis Island by Vincent J. Cannato

The architect of desire: beauty and danger in the Stanford White family by Suzannah Lessard

The blizzard of '88 by Mary Cable

Boss Tweed: the rise and fall of the corrupt pol who conceived the soul of modern New York by Kenneth D. Ackerman

Commissioner Roosevelt: the story of Theodore Roosevelt and the New York City police, 1895-1897 by H. Paul Jeffers

Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: the story of a daughter and a mother in the Gilded Age by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

Diamond Jim Brady: prince of the Gilded Age by H. Paul Jeffers

The fall of the house of Walworth: a tale of madness and murder in Gilded Age America by Geoffrey O'Brien

Gilded city: scandal and sensation in turn-of-the- century New York by M.H. Dunlop

The great bridge [sound recording]: [the epic story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge] by David McCullough

Hot time in the old town: the great heat wave of 1896 and the making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn

Island of vice: Theodore Roosevelt's doomed quest to clean up sin-loving New York by Richard Zacks

Low life: lures and snares of Old New York by Luc Sante

Mrs. Astor's New York: money and social power in a gilded age by Eric Homberger

The murder of Jim Fisk for the love of Josie Mansfield: a tragedy of the Gilded Age by H.W. Brands

A pickpocket's tale: the underworld of nineteenth- century New York by Timothy J. Gilfoyle

Satan's circus: murder, vice, police corruption and New York's trial of the century by Mike Dash

When the Astors owned New York: blue bloods and grand hotels in a gilded age by Justin Kaplan