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Guide to the Jack Margolin Photograph Collection
1950-1996
 PR 316

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Susan Kriete

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 01, 2016
Description is in English

Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of 84 black and white (gelatin silver) photographs of New York scenes taken between 1950-1996 by amateur photographer Jack Margolin. The photographs are mounted on board; some have stickers from the Fresh Meadows Camera Club. Images include scenes in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn, depicting workers and diners in cafeterias and automats, subway scenes, biking, kids playing in a hydrant, and protests for women's rights and against the Vietnam War. The numbers and titles assigned by Margolin are set forth in the container list below.

Arrangement Note

Photographs are arranged in the numeric order assigned by the photographer.