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Group of New York City(?) policemen posed in front of police station
Policemen pose in front of a police station in 1909

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New York City Police Parade
June 1, 1899

By the time this parade took place, the department had hired its first woman officers and had opened up to ethnic minorities. Have you ever been to New York? You probably know that it's America's largest city and one of the world's biggest cities. Even back in 1899, when women wore long skirts, men wore hats whenever they went outdoors, and horses were the main method of transportation, New York was made up of people from all over the world.
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