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The Worst New York Summers of All Time: A Brief History 

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The Summer of 1904, Little Germany Basically Wiped Out

The June sinking of the General Slocum remains one of the worst maritime disasters in US history, with over 1,000 people dead, many of them from the East Side's huge German community. (Now all that's left is Ralph's.)

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