Research Catalog

Organization poster collection

Title
Organization poster collection [graphic].
Publication
<1950?-1990?>

Available Online

NYPL Digital Collections

Details

Additional Authors
  • Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000.
  • Middleton, Samuel M., 1927-2015.
Found In
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-F
Description
<52> posters : b&w and col.
Summary
Posters manufactured between 1950 and 1990 promoting a variety of international, federal, state and municipal organizations, agencies or programs. A few advertise businesses. International organizations include the United Nations; national organizations include SNCC, SCLC, the Peace Corps, the NAACP, the National Urban League, the Pullman Company, the Fair Housing Commission; municipal agencies and businesses include the New York City Dept. of Employment, NYC Volunteer Services, Odyssey House (N.Y), Studio Watts (California), the Center for Southern Folklore, the Community Renewal Team of Greater Hartford (Ct.), the Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford Stuyvesant History (N.Y.) and the Harlem Urban Development Corporation. A few of the posters have artwork by Jacob Lawrence, Sam Middleton and Edward Lamson Henry.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Posters – 1950-1999.
  • Photomechanical reproductions – 1950-1999.
Note
  • Title devised.
  • Some posters are torn or creased.
Access (note)
  • Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Cite As (note)
  • From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor Lenox & Tilden Foundation, Arts & Artifacts Division.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Call Number
Sc Art Posters - Organizations
OCLC
NYPG091000115-F
Title
Organization poster collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1950?-1990?>
Access
Access to the collection is by appointment only and is restricted to qualified and experienced researchers.
Cite As:
From the collection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor Lenox & Tilden Foundation, Arts & Artifacts Division.
Terms Of Use
Works from the collection may be borrowed for exhibition purposes. Photography of art or artifacts in the collection is prohibited. In most instances, prints of collection items are available for sale to researchers. Permission for loans and to reproduce prints for publication must be obtained in writing.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Poster Collection.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000. Artist
Middleton, Samuel M., 1927-2015. Artist
Found In:
(CstRLIN)NYPG087000308-F
Research Call Number
Sc Art Posters - Organizations
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