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Guide to the Schomburg Center's Photographs and Prints Division: General Subjects

General Subjects

Link to PDF List of General Subject Collections

The Photographs and Prints Division's General Subjects collections contain photographs and illustrations classified by over 50 subject headings.

Examples of P&P's Subject Collections include:

  • Street scenes
  • Demonstrations
  • Art and artists
  • Dance

Materials in the collection primarily relate to African American life, but also contain images of relevance to the history and culture of people of African descent worldwide. Images in the subject collections are a mix of original photographs, reproductions, and/or illustrations.