(Wcsa.world) On this day in 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America, arrives in New York Harbor after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases. The copper and iron statue, which was reassembled and dedicated the following year in a ceremony presided over by U.S. President Grover Cleveland, became known around the world as an enduring symbol of freedom and democracy.
WCSA - Old Events - May 04, 2018 - Thomas Fitch Rowland of Greenpoint, New York, patented a “submarine drilling apparatus” in 1869
(Wcsa.world) The exploration history of the U.S. offshore oil and natural gas industry began in the Pacific Ocean at the end of the 19th century. As recently as 1947 no company had ever risked drilling beyond the sight of land.
WCSA - Old Events - April 10, 2018 - "House of Wax" 1st color 3-D movie, premieres in New York in 1953
(Wcsa.world) House of Wax is a 1953 American color 3-D horror film about a disfigured sculptor who repopulates his destroyed wax museum by murdering people and using their wax-coated corpses as displays. Directed by Andre DeToth and starring Vincent Price, it is a remake of Warner Bros.' Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933).
(Wcsa.world) The Nicholas Murray Butler Library is called the Butler Library, and was constructed between the 1931 – 1934 and opened in 1935 and was designed by James Gamble Rogers in NeoClassical Style.
(Wcsa.world) The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located at 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
(Wcsa.world) The New York State Library was established in 1818 to serve the government of the state. The library is one of the largest in the world by number of items held, with over 20 million.
(Wcsa.world) Founded in 1895, NYPL is the nation’s largest public library system, featuring a unique combination of 88 neighborhood branches and four scholarly research centers, bringing together an extraordinary richness of resources and opportunities available to all.
(Wcsa.world) NYU is considered one of the world's most influential research universities.