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Collections in Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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Angelou, Maya
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186210
3.0 linear feet (10 boxes). 10.4 megabytes (5 computer files)
The Maya Angelou photographs, dating from the 1920s to 2009, document the life and legacy of Maya Angelou (1928-2014), poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, dancer, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. The... more
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186084
32.16 linear feet (82 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Harry Belafonte (1927-) is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His photographs, dating from 1925 to... more
Crouch, Stanley
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186200
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Stanley Crouch (1945-2020) was a Black American music and cultural critic, syndicated columnist, and biographer. Crouch's photographs date from 1928 to 2012 (bulk dates 1940s-2012) and contain prints, negatives, and slides that primarily depict... more
Davis, Ossie
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Collection
4.62 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ossie Davis (1917-2005) and Ruby Dee (1922-2014) were American actors, writers, and activists whose careers spanned the mediums of theater, film, television, radio, and print. The Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee photographs, dating from the 1940s to... more
DeLarverié, Stormé, 1920-2014
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186079
1.8 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Stormé DeLarverié photographs document DeLarverié's long career as a singer and gay rights activist from the 1950s until her death in 2014. The collection contains personal and professional photographs, including candid pictures of DeLarverié... more
Fab 5 Freddy, 1959-
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186081
8.42 linear feet (21 boxes); 361.78 kilobytes (1 computer file)
Fab 5 Freddy is an African American director, TV host, graffiti artist, and a key personality in the history of hip-hop culture. The Fab 5 Freddy photographs highlight both his professional and personal lives, including images taken... more
Feelings, Tom
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Tom Feelings Collection
2.33 linear feet (6 boxes)
Tom Feelings (1933-2003) was an American children's book illustrator and author, cartoonist, teacher, and activist who sought to educate people of color through his artwork, books, and lectures. The Tom Feelings photographs largely chronicle... more
Jeannette, Gertrude, 1914-
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186198
9.29 linear feet (21 boxes)
Gertrude Hadley Jeannette (1914-2018) was a Black actor, playwright, director, and theatre producer. She began writing plays in 1950 and founded the Harlem-based HADLEY Players company in 1979. The collection dates from 1928 to 2018, and depicts... more
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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Schomburg Center Collection
6.25 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Schomburg Center photograph collection documents the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture from its beginnings in 1925 to the early 2000s, through depictions of events, exhibitions, and notable individuals.
Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 533045
1.38 linear feet (4 boxes)
Preston Wilcox (1923-2006) was a Black educator, sociologist, and community organizer. Wilcox was at the forefront of the community control movement in the mid-1960s, and founded AFRAM Associates, a public service agency in Harlem, in 1968. The... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Portfolio Contemporary Afro-Mexican Photography
1.32 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 folder)
The Contemporary Afro-Mexican Photography collection, dated 2015 to 2021, represents the work of photographers and activists Hugo Arellanes, Toumani Cámara, Koral Carballo, Héctor Careaga, and Dolores Medel, who identify... more
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