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Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s

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Title
Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s
Collection

Street Scenes

Harlem, 1900-1970s

Harlem, 1940s

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1949
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Street Scenes
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Street Scenes, Box 2
Topics
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
African American children
Community life
Sanitation workers -- New York (N.Y.)
Youth organizations
Children -- Social life -- New York (N.Y.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Adults depicted are probably community leaders, as well as members of the New York City Sanitation Department.
Physical Description
Extent: 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG03-F26
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15580587
Copy negative number: SC-CN-83-0070
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dac9f9f0-c6e8-012f-708f-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1949. https://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. "Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2021. https://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. (1940 - 1949). Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75ece515-a2b2-388d-e040-e00a180601f1

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Group of Harlem youths recruited as street sweepers on 117th Street, ca. 1940s