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1.
  ... York.  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxxi
When I need a mental uplift, I often think of another case brought in by a physician prominent in New York.


2.
  ... York.  BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.565
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


3.
  ... York.  12&12 Tradition Two, p.136
"One day I was doing a Twelfth Step job at a hospital in New York.


4.
  ... York.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162
He explains that when Jack Alexander's Saturday Evening Post piece broke in 1941, thousands of frantic letters from distraught alcoholics and their families hit the Foundation(*) letterbox in New York.


5.
  ... York.  12&12 Tradition Nine (Long), p.191
They are the custodians of our A.A. Tradition and the receivers of voluntary A.A. contributions by which we maintain our A.A. General Service Office at New York.


6.
  ... York's A.A. headquarters, asking, "Is there anything ...  12&12 Tradition Six, p.158
Straightway he appeared at New York's A.A. headquarters, asking, "Is there anything in our tradition that suggests I shouldn't take a job like this one?


7.
  ... York, and of finding a friendly taxicab ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.41
I have a shadowy recollection of being in an airplane bound for New York, and of finding a friendly taxicab driver at the landing field instead of my wife.


8.
  ... York, and the third at Cleveland.  12&12 Foreword, p.16
After three years of trial and error in selecting the most workable tenets upon which the Society could be based, and after a large amount of failure in getting alcoholics to recover, three successful groups emerged -- the first at Akron, the second at New York, and the third at Cleveland.


9.
  ... York broker.  12&12 Foreword, p.16
Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between a well-known surgeon and a New York broker.


10.
  ... York by express were looked upon with ...  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.171
Men who had liquor shipped in from Boston or New York by express were looked upon with great distrust and disfavor by most of the good townspeople.


11.
  ... York in that condition.  BB Bill's Story, p.9
It was years since I could remember his coming to New York in that condition.


12.
  ... York in the fall of 1935, the ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii
When the broker returned to New York in the fall of 1935, the first A.A. group had actually been formed, though no one realized it at the time.


13.
  ... York, NY 10163.  BB A Vision For You (Note), p.164
(*) Alcoholics Anonymous will be glad to hear from you. Address P.O. Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163.


14.
  ... York, NY 10163, under the title "Three ...  BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.570
(This address is now available in pamphlet form at nominal cost through most A.A. groups or from Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, under the title "Three Talks to Medical Societies by Bill W." -- formerly called "Bill on Alcoholism" and earlier "Alcoholism the Illness.")


15.
  ... York, NY 10163. U.S.A.)  12&12 Foreword, p.18
(A.A.'s General Service Office may be reached by writing: Alcoholics Anonymous, P.O. Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. U.S.A.)


16.
  ... York, NY 10163, USA, will receive a ...  BB Appendix VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A., p.573
If you cannot find A.A. in your locality, visit our Web site: www.aa.org; or a letter addressed to Alcoholics Anonymous, Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163, USA, will receive a prompt reply from this world center, referring you to the nearest A.A. group.


17.
  ... York office which meanwhile had been established.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xviii
This brought a rush of 800 frantic inquiries into the little New York office which meanwhile had been established.


18.
  ... York's old 24th Street Clubhouse.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163
"The meeting that night was at New York's old 24th Street Clubhouse.


19.
  ... York specialist in alcoholism who is now ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvi
He had also been greatly helped by the late Dr. William D. Silkworth, a New York specialist in alcoholism who is now accounted no less than a medical saint by A.A. members, and whose story of the early days of our Society appears in the next pages.


20.
  ... York stock exchange.  BB Bill's Story, p.4
Abruptly in October 1929 hell broke loose on the New York stock exchange.


21.
  ... York stockbroker and an Akron physician.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xv
The spark that was to flare into the first A.A. group was struck at Akron, Ohio, in June 1935, during a talk between a New York stockbroker and an Akron physician.


22.
  ... York, to be followed in 1937 with ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii
A second small group promptly took shape at New York, to be followed in 1937 with the start of a third at Cleveland.


23.
  ... York, USA, Alcoholics Anonymous maintains its international ...  BB Appendix VI, How to Get in Touch With A.A., p.573
At New York, USA, Alcoholics Anonymous maintains its international service center.


24.
  ... York, wanting to know about this sort ...  12&12 Tradition Four, p.148
They wrote the Foundation(*), A.A.'s headquarters in New York, wanting to know about this sort of streamlining.


25.
  ... York where a paper on A.A. was ...  BB Appendix III, The Medical View on A.A., p.569
Following are excerpts from the comments of doctors present at the annual meeting(*) of the Medical Society of the State of New York where a paper on A.A. was read:


26.
  ... York who were trying to form groups ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii
Besides these, there were scattered alcoholics who had picked up the basic ideas in Akron or New York who were trying to form groups in other cities.


27.
  ... York would be an exception.  12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173
You might think A.A.'s headquarters in New York would be an exception.


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