This is still more things that I have found on the web looking for research on the mermaid thing. Today we have some Dime novel pages, a book written in the nineteenth century that takes place in gaslight New York and the usual videos.
A dime novel bibliography:
The University of South Florida dime novel digital collection.
Chris the Model Maker, a novel about New York in the 19th Century.
An interesting book, more for the atmosphere than the characters.
Cape Cod Commission map with multiple year aerials and pictures.
Monsters from Canada.
A big shovel.
Macy’s Thanksgiving parade.
1920’s home building videos.
More random videos.
Update: Jay Leno presents his Duesenberg chassis.