Street scenes.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Street Scenes
Content: Organized into four series: I. Harlem and Upper Manhattan, 1800s; II. Harlem, 1900-1970s; III. Miscellaneous Manhattan views and outer boroughs; IV. Other U.S. cities
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15580587
UUID: 97701f60-c6e8-012f-cd69-3c075448cc4b
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