Saturday, 1 June 2013

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New York City, summer of 1939: Lou Gehrig announced his retirement from the Yankees, the city hosted its first World's Fair and, as always, it was really, really hot outside


Plenty of video footage exists from that summer 74 years ago — in black-and-white



Romano-Archives, however, uploaded a video of archived footage from that same year, remastered entirely in color. The quality is remarkable — it looks like it was just shot yesterday, but the cars and clothing styles prove otherwise


Take a look for yourself above. Is there any old footage you'd like to see re-produced with color? Read more...


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