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Saunders, Richard, 1922-1987 (Photographer)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186130
7.58 linear feet (21 boxes)
Richard Saunders (1922-1987) was a Black photojournalist, who primarily covered Black communities in the United States, and later Africa and the Middle East. Most of the collection is from Saunders' time as a lead photographer for the United... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186032
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Schomburg Daguerreotype collection dates from the 1840s to 1850s, and consists of seventeen daguerreotypes which depict individuals, most of whom are Black, in a posed portrait style.
M. Smith (New York, N.Y.)
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Morgan and Marvin Smith Collection
<2387> items (4.4 cubic ft., 20 boxes). <1032> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. <712> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. <26> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 29 cm. and smaller. <1> photographic print : col ; 26 x 21 cm. <575> negatives : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller. <41> transparencies : col ; 18 x 13 cm. and smaller
The collection primarily documents people, places and events in Harlem from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s. The collection consists of studio and candid portraits of mainly African American personalities, Harlem residents, and fashion models;... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Occupations
993 items (2.3 cubic ft., 13 boxes). 21 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. and smaller. 781 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 75 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 18 x 26 cm. and smaller. 86 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. and smaller. 21 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. and smaller. 3 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. 2 postcards : col ; 14 x 9 cm. 4 commemorative prints : col ; 10 x 17 cm
Collection depicts African Americans engaged in a variety of occupations and date from the 1900s to the 1990s with the bulk of the images being from the 1930s to the 1950s. Images capture blue-collar and white-collar workers performing their... more
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