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Summer in NYS--cover.jpg
Published a year after the conclusion of World War II, the tone of this 36-page travel guide to New York is on of making up for lost time. "With motor travel again unlimited," we are told, "New York's 59,000 miles of improved highways beckon the…

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Two images show "the world of tomorrow" at General Motors' famous exhibit for the 1939 World's Fair in New York City. Gleaming skyscrapers evoke the recently constructed Chrysler and Empire State Buildings. Its multi-laned highways, however, still…

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Detail from road map shows the emerging U.S. interstate system, including the newly designated New York State Thruway.
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