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Guide to the Film Location Scouts Photograph Collection
circa 1980-2000
 PR 293

New-York Historical Society
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

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Container List

Series I: Location Scout Photographs (Steve Horn)

Scope and Contents note

Series I contains location scout photographs taken by the staff of director Steve Horn. The photographs depict a broad range of locations, including many that are no longer in existence. The original arrangement of the photographs into categories (for example, bakeries, churches, warehouses, etc.) has been retained. Categories are listed in alpabetical order below.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 87 Bakeries
Box: 72 Ballrooms
Box: 64-65 Banks
Box: 71-72 Bars
Box: 44-47, 91-92 Beaches

Scope and Contents note

Includes beaches from Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Box: 47 Beach House
Box: 72 Billiard and Pool Halls
Box: 72 Boats and Ships
Box: 87 BOC (Industrial gas company)
Box: 73 Bowling Alleys
Box: 93-94 Bridges

Scope and Contents note

Includes bridges from Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and unlabelled locations.

Box: 47-49 Buildings -- Apartment
Box: 49-50 Buildings -- Brownstones
Box: 50-51 Buildings -- Government
Box: 87 Buildings -- Government
Box: 51-53 Buildings -- Industrial
Box: 53-58 Buildings -- Office
Box: 58 Bus Stations
Box: 58 Cabins
Box: 59 Cafes
Box: 16-18 Churches

Related Archival Materials note

See synagogues

Box: 20 Churches
Box: 65 Churches
Box: 87 City Steps
Box: 28-36 City Streets
Box: 66 Clocks and Clock Towers
Box: 66 Clubs and Clubrooms
Box: 87 General Motors- Linden Plant
Box: 86 Home Depot
Box: 73 Ice-scating Rinks
Box: 73 Islands
Box: 74 Islands (Roosevelt Island)
Box: 87 Jails
Box: 74 Kennels
Box: 74 Labs -- Medical
Box: 74 Labs -- Miscellaneous
Box: 74 Lakes
Box: 74 Parks and Gardens (Liberty State Park)
Box: 75-76 Parks and Gardens
Box: 76 Parking Garage
Box: 76 Parking Lots
Box: 76 Pedestrian Overpass
Box: 77-78 Piers and Waterfronts
Box: 78-80 Playgrounds
Box: 80 Playgrounds- Interior
Box: 80 Plaza
Box: 80-81 Police Stations
Box: 87 Police Stations
Box: 81 Ponds
Box: 81 Public Fountains
Box: 81 Quarries
Box: 81-82 Racetracks
Box: 87 Racquet Clubs
Box: 87 Radio Stations
Box: 66 Railroad Stations (Grand Central)
Box: 67 Railroad Stations
Box: 82 Railroad Stations (see box 67)
Box: 68 Railroad Tracks
Box: 58 Realty
Box: 59-61 Restaurants -- General
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Chinese
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Exteriors
Box: 62-63 Restaurants -- Fastfood
Box: 86 Restaurants -- Fastfood (Wendy's)
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Indian
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Japanese
Box: 78 Restaurants -- Pizza Shop
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Spanish/Mexican
Box: 61 Restaurants -- Spanish/Mexican
Box: 63 Restaurants -- Waterside
Box: 44 Restorations
Box: 63-64 Restorations
Box: 87 Revolving Doors
Box: 43-44 Rivers and Streams
Box: 43 Rodeos
Box: 41-43 Rooftops
Box: 1 Schools -- Colleges A-C

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: American Institute of Banking, Adelphi University, Barnard College, Baruch College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College of New York

Box: 2 Schools -- Colleges C-E

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Columbia University, Cooper Union, C.W. Post, Elizabeth Seton College

Box: 3 Schools -- Colleges F-H

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Farleigh- Dickenson University, FDU Madison, Farmingdale, State College, FIT, Fordham University, The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, Hofstra University

Box: 4 Schools -- Colleges H-M

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Hunter College, Immaculate Conception Center, Iona College, Jewish Theological Seminary, John Jay College, King’s College, LaGuardia University, Lehman College, Long Island University, Manhattan College

Box: 5 Schools -- Colleges M-N

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Manhattan School of Music, Manhattanville College, Mannes College of Music, Mary Mount College, Mount Saint Vincent, Nassau Community College, The College of New Rochelle

Box: 6 Schools -- Colleges N-W

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: New York Institute of Technology, NYU, Pace University, Polytechnic University, Pratt Institute, Queens Borough Community, Queens College, Sarah Lawrence College, Westchester Community College

Box: 87 Schools -- Collegs -- Union Theological Seminary
Box: 7-8 Schools -- Colleges -- other boroughs and states

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Albertus Magnus College, Bloomfield College, Concordia College, Drew University, Kean University, Livingston College, Mallinckrodt Convent Sisters of Charity, Montclair State College, Morris County College, Princeton University, Ramapo College, Rutgers, Saint Peter’s College, SUNY College at Old Westbury, SUNY Purchase College, Teachers College Columbia University, The College of Insurance, Trenton State College, Union Theological Seminary, Vassar College, Wagner College, Walt Whitman College

Box: 14 Schools -- Elementary Schools
Box: 19 Schools -- Elementary Schools
Box: 8 Schools -- Elementary and Middle Schools

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: A.C. Morris School, Assumption all Saints School, Bede School, Bedford Hills Elementary, The Birch Wathen Lenox School, Blessed Sacrament, Buckley Country Day School, Cleveland School, Dobbs Ferry Middle School, East View Middle School, FE Bellow’s School, Hawthorn Public School, Hilltop School, Holy Cross Grammar School, Holy Name of Jesus, Hounanian Armenian School, Mackay School, Maugham School, Montclair Wachung School, Murray Ave School, Oak Street Elementary School, Our Lady of Good Council, Our Lady of Miracles School, Pennington School, P.S. # 4, Queen of Peace, Roosevelt School, Rutherford Parish House, Sacred Heart, Saint Annes, Saint Bernard’s Parrish School, Saint Cecilia’s Grammar School, Saint Hilda’s School, Saint Joseph’s Grammar School

Box: 10 Schools -- High Schools
Box: 11 Schools -- High Schools
Box: 19 Schools -- High Schools
Box: 9 Schools -- Various

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Saint Judes, Saint Mary of the Sea, Saint Theresa’s School, Saint Thomas Choir School, South Cliff School, Staten Island Academy, The Willard School, Washington School, Various High Schools, and Nursery Schools

Box: 12 Schools -- Various

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Packer Collegiate Inst., Ho-Ho-kus Public School, Adelphi Academy, St. Luke’s School, Various Elementary Schools, High Schools, Military Schools, and Seminaries

Box: 13 Schools -- Various

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following: Marymount School, Saint Joseph’s Grammar School, Saint Joseph’s School, Other Various Elementary Schools, and High Schools

Box: 68 Shopping Center
Box: 68 Showroom -- Appliance
Box: 68 Showroom -- Auto
Box: 82 Showroom -- Designer
Box: 82 Showroom -- Furniture
Box: 82 Showroom -- Furs
Box: 82 Showroom -- Jewelry
Box: 82 Showroom -- Piano
Box: 83 Stables and Ranches
Box: 84 Stadiums and Arenas -- Shea Stadium
Box: 85 Stadiums and Arenas -- Yankee Stadium
Box: 88 Streets -- City -- Brooklyn
Box: 88 Streets -- City -- Park
Box: 37-39 Streets -- Country Roads
Box: 39-40 Streets -- Dirt Roads
Box: 40-41 Streets -- Highways/Roads
Box: 35-36 Streets -- Industrial
Box: 25-28, 30 Streets -- Suburban
Box: 88 Streets -- Vendors
Box: 69 Studio -- Artist
Box: 69 Studio -- Dance
Box: 69 Studio -- Design
Box: 70 Studio -- Recording
Box: 70 Studio -- TV
Box: 68-69 Subway Entrances
Box: 88 Supermarkets
Box: 85 Swimming Pools
Box: 88 Synagogues
Box: 85 Tennis Courts
Box: 86 Theatres
Box: 14-16 Theatres/Movie Theatres
Box: 19 Theatres/Movie Theatres
Box: 88 Trailer Park
Box: 88 Tunnels
Box: 88 Union Halls
Box: 87 University Hospital, North Shore
Box: 89 Views -- New York City
Box: 89 Views -- River
Box: 21-24 Villages and Towns
Box: 89 Walls
Box: 89 Warehouses
Box: 90 Waterfalls
Box: 90 Windmills
Box: 90 Wine Cellar
Box: 90 Winery
Box: 90 Zoo

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