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Entries by The New York Public Library from 07/2010

Declared: Jefferson's Handwritten Declaration of Independence at NYPL

| Posted 07.02.2010 | New York

Written in Jefferson's hand, the manuscript is one of five fair copies he made between July 4 and July 10, 1776, to send to friends and colleagues.

Tips for Beating the Heat, New York Style

| Posted 07.08.2010 | New York

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An All-Star Baseball Card

| Posted 07.14.2010 | New York

To say Honus Wagner is a baseball immortal is an understatement. And yet when people think of him today, the first thing they usually associate him with is a baseball card.

Mad Ads: George Lois on Partial Nudity, $5 Snake Oil, and a Curious Smoking Cure

| Posted 07.23.2010 | New York

We own hundreds of advertising posters from the early 1900s. So we asked legendary, real-life ad man George Lois to provide a running commentary on some of the most intriguing.