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From Thomas Jefferson’s handwritten copy of the Declaration of Independence to a Ku Klux Klan robe, the Library’s collections guarantee that we cannot retreat from the realities — noble and ignoble — of the past.

Detail from a 1935 U.S. Geological Survey map showing the borough of South Cape May on the lower left side, from the NYPL Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division. All the homes and other buildings of South Cape May were ultimately destroyed by storms or moved to other locations. The history of the borough is chronicled in the book I've co-authored with Joseph G. Burcher, "Remembering South Cape May."

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Human imagination is given no more powerful expression than through the arts, celebrating who we were, are, and will become … and the connections are forged across virtually all cultural and societal divides.

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The inward gaze in the pursuit of spiritual meaning is a hallmark of civilization.

Brooklyn: Joralemon Street - Sidney Place.

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Observations of the natural world raise the questions: What do we see? What do we actually know?

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1933 - Cadillac V8 Sedan.

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