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Urban Studies

NYC Images

Over 900,000 images from the city archives, going back to 1853, of places, people, historical events
 
New York Public Library Digital Collections Irma & Paul Milstein Division of US History, Local History & Genealogy
Photographic views of New York City going back to the 1870s, and much more.
 
The collections in New York Heritage represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, books, and more.
 
Interactive NYC map providing map-based way of browsing the NYPL's incredible Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s (Milstein Collection).
 

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