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Guide to the United Federation of Teachers Hans Weissenstein Negatives PHOTOS.019.001

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Holly Halmo, Stephina Fisher, Erika Gottfried, Kevin Andreano, Devon Bixler, Aliqae Geracci.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 20, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect updated administrative information  , Aug 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: United Federation of Teachers.
Title: United Federation of Teachers Hans Weissenstein Negatives
Dates [inclusive]: 1949-1977, (Bulk 1970-1974)
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1970-1974
Abstract: The photographs in this collection were taken by Hans Weissenstein, a commercial photographer, for the Teachers Guild and later the United Federation of Teachers (American Federation of Teachers, Local 2). The images depict public school teachers and associated personnel in New York City. The collection consists of a total of 22,110 black and white photographic negatives arranged in 1,364 shoots that span the years 1949 to 1977, but are concentrated in the early 1970s. These images document the UFT and its activities, chapters and members, and New York City schools and students. A small, but significant number of images concern one of the UFT's predecessor unions, the Teachers' Guild. NOTE: This collection is housed offsite and advance notice is required for use.
Quantity: 30.0 linear feet Eight "Paige" (records) boxes house 30 negatives boxes within them.
General Physical Description note: 19,570 120mm black and white negatives, 1,761 35mm black and white negatives, 31 80mm black and white negatives and 151 black and white prints.
Location note: Materials in this collection are stored offsite and advance notice is required for their use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to visiting the library.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.019.001