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Levittown, Pennsylvania, aerial view, 1959.

Levittown, Pennsylvania, aerial view, 1959.

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, aerial view, 1959.

Page from a 1950s brochure advertising house models in Levittown, New York

Page from a 1950s brochure advertising house models in Levittown, New York

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Page from a 1950s brochure advertising house models in Levittown, New York

Advertisement for Levittown pitching a special deal for veterans

Advertisement for Levittown pitching a special deal for veterans

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Advertisement for Levittown pitching a special deal for veterans

Advertisement comparing two late 1940s Levittown house models

Advertisement comparing two late 1940s Levittown house models

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Advertisement comparing two late 1940s Levittown house models

Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas Strip

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Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas from space.

Las Vegas from space.

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Las Vegas from space. The city, which sits in a basin, is visible in the center of this photograph. The dark blue waters of Lake Mead, one of the largest reservoirs in the United States, are seen east of Las Vegas. Hoover Dam, a white dot at the southern end of the lake, shows where the Colorado River continues its southward flow toward the Gulf of California. United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Photo ID: STS034-72-50.

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