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Guide to the Schomburg Center's Photographs and Prints Division: Additional Resources

Other libraries and archives

Umbra Search

Umbra Search African American History is an online aggregator and search tool for digitized materials relating to African American history from over 1,000 libraries and archives throughout the United States, including the Schomburg Center. Umbra Search is developed by the Givens Collection of African American Literature at the University of Minnesota Libraries' Archives and Special Collections, with Penumbra Theatre Company. 

Try the search box below to search materials via Umbra Search, or go to



Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America ( aggregates digitized materials from libraries and archives throughout the US. 


Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog

The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs online catalog ( includes digitized materials held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.