Research Catalog

Occupations

Title
Occupations [graphic].
Publication
1800-1990 (bulk 1930-1960)

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Andrews, Bert.
  • Campbell, James C.
  • Layne, Cecil.
  • United States. Office of War Information.
Description
  • 993 items (2.3 cubic ft., 13 boxes); 36 x 26 cm. and smaller.
  • 21 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 781 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 75 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 86 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 21 photomechanical prints : b&w ;
  • 3 photographic prints : col. ;
  • 2 postcards : col. ;
  • 4 commemorative prints : col.
Summary
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.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Gelatin silver prints – 1910-1990.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso. Some photographs have agency's photo credit handstamped or machine printed on verso. Some items have descriptive information on verso or recto. Some images are cropped or bear cropping marks. Some items are duplicates.
  • Photographers include Bert Andrews, James C. Campbell, Cecil Layne and the Office of War Information.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid:
Call Number
Sc Photo Occupations
OCLC
NYPG03-F224
Title
Occupations [graphic].
Imprint
1800-1990 (bulk 1930-1960)
Indexes
Finding aid: folder level control.
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Added Author
Andrews, Bert. Photographer
Campbell, James C. Photographer
Layne, Cecil. Photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Occupations
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