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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] jjay.cuny.edu

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 http://www.loc.gov   Prints, photographs, newspapers, and the American Memory Project .

 

New York Public Library Digital Gallery   http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/

 

Brooklyn Public Library (includes Brooklyn Daily Eagle)  http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/

 

The Papers of John Jay   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/jay/

 

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

            Internet Archives  at https://archive.org/  

 

NYC Department of Records Photo Gallery (at Municipal Archives). http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/archives/archives.shtml   

 

Museum of the City of New York   http://collections.mcny.org 

 

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum  http://www.ushmm.org/