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    Access pics from bottom link. I can't transfer the whole thing. One thing very noticeable is the difference between then and now of the crowds in Times Square. Because everyone is so hemmed in now, it seems like there are much less people. Back then it was literally wall to wall.


    Pass the champagne! New Year's Eve celebrations through the years


    Before we welcome in 2014, take a look back at some of the best shots of New Year's Eve celebrations in New York City through the years.


    Photo: Hy Rothman/New York Daily News./ Published: 12/31/2013 1:19:21

    New Year's Eve, 1970

    Guests get a leg up in the coming year with entertainment at Sammy's Bowery Follies on New Year's

    http://www.nydailynews.com/life-styl...lery-1.1230383

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    The caption on some of these photos might read Oh God she's gonna kill me!


    20th Century
    The morning after New Year's Eve
    Eat, drink and be sorry tomorrow. New Year's resolutions don't begin until after the first hangover of the year, anyway.

    by Chris Wild


    Jan. 1, 1940
    Revelers recover from New Year's Eve celebrations on the steps of Grand Central Station in New York.
    Image: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images



    Jan. 1, 1942
    A group of men sleep off their hangovers, while a lone pigeon drinks from a bowl of water set down nearby.
    Image: Weegee(Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images



    Jan. 1, 1940
    Revelers recover on the steps of Grand Central Station in New York after New Year's Eve celebrations.
    Image: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images






    Jan. 1, 1938
    A couple after celebrating at the Webster Hall New Year's Party in New York.
    Image: Peter Stackpole/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images



    Jan. 1, 1945
    After New Year's Eve festivities, a man sits with his head on a table, still holding onto a noise maker, next to a woman at the Stuyvesant Casino in New York.
    Image: Weegee (Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images






    Jan. 1, 1952
    A young man slumped against railings blows on a battered toy trumpet during New Year's celebrations in Times Square, New York.
    Image: Ernst Haas/Getty Images



    Jan. 1, 1940
    Employees of the Diamond Horseshoe in New York clean after a New Year's party.
    Image: KEYSTONE-FRANCE



    Jan. 1, 1952
    A gentleman sits outside the Bowery after he wasn't able to get a seat to celebrate New Year's Eve at Sammy's Bowery Follies in New York.
    Image: Bill Meurer/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images




    http://mashable.com/2015/01/01/new-y...utm_cid=lf-toc

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