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Guide to the Jessica Burstein Photographs and Memorabilia
1940s-2017 (bulk 1970s-2012)
 PR 361

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Burstein, Jessica
Title: Jessica Burstein photographs and memorabilia
Dates [inclusive]: 1940s-2017 (bulk 1970s-2012)
Abstract: The collection consists principally of photographs taken by Jessica Burstein over the course of her career, which began in the mid-1970s at NBC-TV. Three primary subject areas are the construction of the new Yankee Stadium (2006-2009), patrons of Elaine's Restaurant (circa 1990-2011), and still shots from the set of the "Law & Order" television series (1992-circa 2008), including photographs of staged crime scenes she took for a 2003 book. Other subjects include photographs from the set of the "New York Undercover" television series and individual and group portraits from an array of political, entertainment, sports, and literary figures. The collection also holds an assortment of tee shirts, pins and other memorabilia related to the photographic subjects.
Quantity: 43.5 Linear Feet in 32 boxes of various sizes and three flat files
Call Phrase: PR 361