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Photographs and Prints Division

Third Floor

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

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The Photographs and Prints Division will be open on Fridays at 10:00 am beginning Friday, June 6, 2014. (Appointments Suggested)

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The Photographs and Prints Division contains both documentary and fine art photographs which document the history and culture of peoples of African descent worldwide as well as the work of photographers of African descent.

We encourage you to plan your research visit. Please note that portions of our collection may be offsite and requesting materials in advance will help you make the most of your visit.

Phone: (212) 491-2057 | Email: scphotoref@nypl.org

Collection Presentations

Visits can be scheduled for the following: K-12 teachers, college and university professors and students, professionals (e.g., librarians, archivists, museum personnel), and book clubs.Read More ›

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