A look at New York City in a period of labor unrest, extreme wealth, poverty, ethnic influx and great growth.
The funeral of President Ulysses S. Grant can be seen.
For artistic reasons this video does not run in chronological order.
Music: Years of Solitude - Astor Piazzolla & Gerry Mulligan
Photography: NY Public Library; Library of Congress
Film: Edison Inc; Mutone @ archive.org