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Resources about historical and contemporary NYC in photographic collections.

NYPL put together this excellent guide to finding historical photographs that includes links to even more collections.

Museum of the City of NY
Explore New York’s past through over 165,000 images and objects from the collections of the Museum of the City of New York.

New York Public Library Digital Collections
A living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.

New York City Municipal Archives Online Gallery
The gallery features over 900,000 unique photographs, maps, motion picture and audio recordings selected from the historical collections of the Archives.

Brooklyn Public Library Digital Collections
Brooklyn’s historic newspaper, photographs, manuscripts, trade cards, sheet music and neighborhood histories…some of Brooklyn Public Library’s most distinctive collections are available online.

Greenwich Village Preservation
This image archive highlights the history of the people and built environment of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo, and New York City in general.

New York State Digital Collections
A gateway to materials held by the New York State Archives, New York State Museum, and New York State Library.

Abandoned NYC
Abandoned places and history from the five boroughs and beyond.

Mapping historical photos from the NYPL.

Library of Congress: The Anthony Angel Collection

60,000 photographs taken of daily life in New York between 1947 and 1967.

Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York
This resource aggregates a variety of digital material from multiple resources across the region.