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Late-breaking History: Eugene H. Klingelfuss, Maker of the Holland Tunnel’s First Washing Machine

By Roz Hamlett, Editor The odds are, even if you’re a glassy-eyed New York history geek, you’ve never heard of him. Because the evidence of his signature achievement has lain buried deep in the bottom drawer of an old mahogany … Continue reading

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Newark Airport: America’s First Love Affair with Flight

By Roz Hamlett, Editor In 1928 the same year Amelia Earhart was winning the hearts, minds and imaginations of Americans by becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic (as a passenger), the first hard-surfaced strip of any commercial … Continue reading

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