Vito Marcantonio photographs

Collection Data

Description
The Vito Marcantonio photographs date from 1935 to 1956 and consist of black and white prints that primarily document Marcantonio's political career. Images capture Marcantonio in his office and interacting with his constituents including unemployed constituents and trade and union leaders. Photographs pertaining to his congressional campaigns depict rallies and street scenes in his East Harlem and Yorkville district and provide a visual record of his campaign advertising.
Names
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1930 - 1959
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 24247
Topics
East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Politics and government
Yorkville (New York, N.Y.) -- Politics and government
Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Political campaigns -- New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Legislators
Politicians
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Acquisition: Gift of the New-York Historical Society, 2005.
Content: Processing information: Compiled by Susan M. Kline, 2017.
Physical Description
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 box)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21270905
MSS Unit ID: 24247
Archives collections id: archives_collections_24247
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afa8aad0-ab8e-0139-513a-0242ac110005
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