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Cleanup Time - Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s. Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department.

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Collection

Street scenes.

Harlem, 1900-1970s.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900-1970s
Date Created: 1940s
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Street Scenes
Topics
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
African American children
Community life
Sanitation workers -- New York (State) -- New York
Youth organizations
Children -- Social life -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1940-1949
Genres
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
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

Content: SC-CN-83-0070
Physical Description
Extent: B ; 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG03-F26
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15580587
UUID: dac9f9f0-c6e8-012f-708f-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cleanup Time - Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s. Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75ece515-a2b2-388d-e040-e00a180601f1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Cleanup Time - Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s. Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75ece515-a2b2-388d-e040-e00a180601f1

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). Cleanup Time - Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s. Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75ece515-a2b2-388d-e040-e00a180601f1

Wikipedia Citation

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Cleanup Time - Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s. Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department.