New York 1974: Tourist Ephemera | Virtual Program

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In the summer of 1974, Chester and Dorothy Weigel drove their camper trailer from Holland, Michigan to New York City, a trip that they meticulously documented in an album. Containing no photos, this album instead includes nearly every brochure, ticket stub, postcard, and pamphlet they encountered on their vacation, even the tickets from the bus they rode daily from the RV campground in North Bergen, NJ to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Join as we examine this amazing record of tourism in New York City in the 1970’s.

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