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Dorothy Dewitz
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NY Transit Museum website says 10/8/1908–

“Survey photograph looking south at the 242nd Street Station on the IRT West Side / Seventh Avenue Line, two months after the opening of the station. The photograph shows a carnival, including a ferris wheel and carousel, being either put up or taken down.”

https://nytm.pastperfectonline.com/photo/A209B96A-53BC-4279-BC14-748940256500

Dorothy Dewitz