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Guide to the Herman N. Liberman, Jr. Photograph Albums
circa 1938-1973 (bulk 1966-1973)
 PR 36

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Liberman, Herman N., Jr., 1910-1973
Title: Herman N. Liberman, Jr. photograph albums
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1938-1973 (bulk 1966-1973)
Abstract: Eight albums of photographs taken by hobbyist Herman N. Liberman, Jr. (1910-1973). Four of the albums hold about 950 color snapshots of churches, synagogues, temples, storefront missions, and other places of religious worship found throughout the length of Manhattan, taken between 1966 and 1973. One album consists of photographs and related material dating from the 1940s to 1970s concerning the upper Manhattan townhouses and mansions of the wealthy elite. Three albums hold a variety of images of buildings and building construction from the 1950s into 1973, especially from the Wall Street/Financial District area, including World Trade Center construction.
Quantity: 7.2 Linear feet in 5 boxes of various sizes
Call Phrase: PR 36