A History of NY in 50 Objects!

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Just ran across this article and pictures  from the NY Times and thought those of you in my class this morning might like it.
A History of New York in 50 Objects
An artichoke and an elevator. A Checker taxicab and a conductor’s baton. A MetroCard and a mastodon tusk. From ancient artifacts to common everyday accessories, which objects tell the story of New York City?

Click here to see the 50 objects!  http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/09/02/nyregion/a-history-of-new-york-in-50-objects.html?smid=pl-share