Steven H. Jaffe is a curator at the Museum of the City of New York. He is the author of New York at War: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham (2012) and Who Were the Founding Fathers? Two Hundred Years of Reinventing Ameriacn History (1996). He is the co-author of Envisioning Brooklyn: Family, Philanthropy, and the Growth of an American City (with Rebecca Amato, 2017), and Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City (with Jessica Lautin, 2014).