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Russian and Polish emigrants being vaccinated in New York (1881)...
Item # 678297
May 14, 1881
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 14, 1881 The front cover has: "NEW YORK CITY - HEALTH OFFICERS VACCINATING RUSSIAN AND POLISH IMIGRANTS ON BOARD THE STEAMSHIP 'VICTORIA,' AT QUARANTINE...", which has a related article on page 6. Two inside pages have vignettes related to the progress of technical education. Additional interesting prints include: "New York City - The Annual Exhibition of Dogs at the American Institute", "The Explosion At The Sawdust Building After The Burning of the Box Factory, Greenpoint, April 26th", "Dakota - The Great Flood On The Missouri River - Scenes at Yankton and Vicinity", "The Inner Life of Mexico and he Mexicans - Extension of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad into Sonora", and more.
Sixteen pages, in overall nice condition, but a few prints have a light stain. See images for details.
Category: Post-Civil War