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Guide to the Artist Tom Feelings: Schomburg Center Collections

New York City's own, Tom Feelings, artist and activist, made great contributions to the world of art and the fight against racism through his work. Guide by Serena Torres.

Art and Artifacts

Artifacts:

  • Tommy Traveler - Negro History Comic Strip by Tom Feelings, 1959

Accession number: EP.X.009

Comic Strip, 7.5 x 11, Photo-stat

Drawings:

  • Untitled Drawings by Tom Feelings, n.d.

Accession number: DR.X.030.1-X.030.8 

Sizes range from 10 1/2 x 14 - 11 1/2 x 14 1/2; Various Mediums (Pen & ink, Charcoal, Charcoal & wash)

  • Bedstuy - From book "Black is the Color," 1973

Accession number: DR.X.069

11 x 17; Pen, ink, mixed media

Portfolio:

Call number: Sc +H 12-1 

Prints:

  • And Still We Survive by Tom Feelings, 1997

Accession number: PR.97.003 

13 x 19"; lithograph

For more information about these works in the Art and Artifacts division, please contact the curator at schomburgart@nypl.org

 

Artist file:

 

Manuscripts Archives and Rare Book

  • Tom Feelings papers: Closed until processed (contact MARB for more information)

Photographs and Prints

Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference

Moving Image and Recorded Sound