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NYC in 1913, 100 years ago!
Los Angeles 1913
San Francisco 1913
Newspapers from 1913
Facts from 1913:
- Darktown Follies opens in Harlem and helps to make Harlem a black cultural center.
- Billboard magazine publishes a list of the most popular vaudeville songs. It’s the predecessor to their trademark charts.
- First crossword puzzle appears in the New York World. See Crossword Puzzle Guide
Federal spending: $0.72 billion Consumer Price Index: 9.9 Unemployment: 4.3% Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
Read more: Top News Stories from 1913 | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/year/1913.html#ixzz2ZVxCjo5u
For the first time, American motorists can drive coast-to-coast via the Lincoln Highway, which goes from New York’s Time Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, Calif.
The average house cost $5,935 Equivalent today: $131,171
The average car cost $600 Equivalent today: $13,261