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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Ask The Experts: Behind The Myth Of New York

Elizabeth L. Bradley, deputy director of the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, will discuss the creation, evolution, and prevalence of the New York "attitude" through Washington Irving’s imaginary historian, Diedrich Knickerbocker.

Here is the remaining schedule for the 'Ask the Experts' Series:

13 - D.B. Denholtz, Masterpieces of Sideshow Photography: From Daguerreotype to Snapshot (1852-1987)

Ask The Experts
Elizabeth L. Bradley: The Great Knickerbocker Hoax
Sunday, August, 30

4 pm
$5, Free for Coney Island USA members
at the Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Avenue

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posted by Omar Robau @ 8/26/2009 10:39:00 AM 


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