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Exhibitions: The Subway at 100: General William Barclay Parsons and the Birth of the NYC Subway

March 23, 2004

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Celebrating the centennial of the opening of the New York City subway system in 1904, this exhibition and companion video salute William Barclay Parsons, the first chief engineer of the subway, and recognize the importance of the subway system to the life and growth of the city.