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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

History 425 -Spring 2015: Video and photographs

Quick guide for students by Ellen Sexton. esexton [at]

Video collections

American History in Video More than 5,000 hours of videos from commercial and governmental sources, like PBS, the BBC, and The History Channel. It also contains archival and public affairs footage.


Photographs, etc.

Library of Congress   Prints, photographs, newspapers, and the American Memory Project .


New York Public Library Digital Gallery


Brooklyn Public Library (includes Brooklyn Daily Eagle)


The Papers of John Jay


Hathi Trust   rare books, documents, etc. including some NYPD annual reports.   

            Internet Archives  at  


NYC Department of Records Photo Gallery (at Municipal Archives).   


Museum of the City of New York 


U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum