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Guide to the Alan Behr Photographs
1991, 2000-2021
 PR 434

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 28, 2022
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Behr, Alan
Title: Alan Behr photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1991, 2000-2021
Abstract: The collection holds 142 black-and-white photographs by Alan Behr. 80 of the photos are from Behr's series "Naked at the Ball," which are scenes from the party and benefit circuit on Manhattan's Upper East Side. 61 photos are from his series "New York During the Covid-19 Lockdown," which captures New Yorkers going about their lives, masked or unmasked, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Quantity: 3.5 Linear feet in 2 flat boxes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact printroom@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are photographs, but any text is in English.
Call Phrase: PR 434