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16mm Kodachrome film of New York City from 1939

File under the 1930s16mm Kodachrome film from 1939 in New York City by French tourist Jean Vivier. 

In 1939, World War II broke out in EuropeThe Wizard of Oz came out, and Glenn Miller’s Moonlight Serenade was on the charts. The average cost of a gallon of gas was 10 cents, a loaf of Bread 8 cents, and house rent was $28 per month.

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