[Commerce and New York Harbor]

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Three unnamed men discuss the history of commerce in New York City and New York Harbor.

An unnamed speaker discusses being inspired by old time "New York fire laddies" as the curator of the Harold B. Smith Museum of the Home (?) Insurance Company, the first commodities exported from New York City, the importance of shipping and commerce in the history of New York.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72654
Municipal archives id: LT3501