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Title: 1969: The Year of Gay Liberation
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Sexuality ; Lesbian, gay male, bisexual, or transgender persons ; United States--Social history--20th century ; 1960s ; Social movements ; Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969 ; Social reformers ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Urban life ; Protests
Title: Abecedarium: NYC. Exploring New York City Through Language and Image
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York City (N.Y.) ; Urban life ; Maps ; Modern art ; United States--Social history ; Alphabet ; Language ; Multimedia ; ABC books
Title: The Abolition of the Slave Trade: The Forgotten Story
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Abolition ; Slavery ; Slave narratives ; Slave revolts ; Africa--History ; Colonial history--Americas ; Human rights ; Law and legal literature ; Time-lines ; Maps
Title: African Americans and American Politics
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Americans ; Politics and government ; United States--History ; Obama, Barack ; Constitution (United States) ; Elections ; Presidents of the United States ; Suffrage ; Civil rights ; Racism ; Portraits ; Multimedia
Title: The African Burial Ground: Africans in the Americas, Celebrating the Ancestral Heritage
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Americans ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Local history ; United States--Social history ; Death and dying ; Archaeology ; Anthropology ; Forensic medicine ; Ceremonies ; Rituals ; Maps ; Clothing and costume ; Slavery ; Multimedia
Title: The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Diaspora ; Africa--History ; Asia--History ; Slavery ; Exploration ; Travel and tourism ; Maps ; Bibliography
Title: Africana Age: African & African Diasporan Transformations in the 20th Century
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Diaspora ; Africa--History--20th century ; Colonial history--Africa ; Independence movements ; Civil rights ; Sound recordings ; Maps
Title: American Shores: Maps of the Middle Atlantic Region to 1850
Institution: New York Public Library / Map Division
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Maps ; United States ; Middle Atlantic Region ; Geography ; American Revolutionary War ; Battlefields ; Transportation ; Maritime history
Title: Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Women's history ; Biography ; Great Britain--Social history--18th-19th centuries ; Portraits ; Authors and writers ; Wollstonecraft, Mary ; Romanticism ; Sexuality ; Travel and tourism
Title: Best of Times: The Theatre of Charles Dickens
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Dickens, Charles ; Biography ; English literature ; Novelists ; Performing arts ; Drama ; Victorian era ; England--Social history--19th century ; Theaters ; Posters ; Actors
Title: Celebrate NYPL's Collections --And Add Your Square! NYPL at 100
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York Public Library ; Anniversaries ; Collectors and collecting ; Public libraries ; Quilts and quilt-making ; Crowdsourcing ; Libraries and library buildings ; Multimedia ; Bibliographical treasures
Title: Cities in the Americas: A Celebration of the Phelps Stokes Collection
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: United States ; Urban life ; Maps ; Stokes, Phelps ; Collectors and collecting ; Prints ; Drawings ; Urban planning ; Landscapes ; Canada ; Latin America
Title: Daring Methods: The Prints of Mary Cassatt
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Cassatt, Mary ; Biography ; Artists ; Prints ; Print-makers ; Women's history ; Paintings
Title: Dry Drunk: The Culture of Tobacco in 17th- and 18th-century Europe
Institution: New York Public Library / New York Public Library Center for the Humanities
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Tobacco ; Europe--Social history
Title: Ehon: The Artist and the Book in Japan
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Japanese language and literature ; Japanese art ; Illustrated books ; Manuscripts ; History of the book ; Artists ; Buddhism ; Signs and symbols ; Landscapes ; Natural history
Title: Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York City (N.Y.) ; Architecture ; Urban planning ; Urban life ; Documentary photography ; Photographers ; Law and legal literature ; Portraits ; Family life ; Transportation
Title: Empire and Regency: Decoration in the Age of Napoleon
Institution: New York Public Library / NYPL Digital Gallery
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Decorative arts ; Interior decoration ; Clothing and costume ; Napoleon Bonaparte ; France--Social history--18th-19th centuries ; Furniture ; Architecture
Title: Faith & Legacy: The Hellenic World from the Collections of the New York Public Library
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Hellenic world ; Greek literature ; Ancient world ; Byzantine empire ; Manuscripts ; Illuminated books ; Bible ; Religion ; Greek Orthodox Church ; Christian literature ; Renaissance literature ; Classical influences ; Olympics
Title: Find the Future: NYPL at 100
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York Public Library ; Libraries and library buildings ; Anniversaries ; Interactive features ; Games
Title: From Revolution to Republic in Prints and Drawings
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: United States--History ; American art ; Prints ; Drawings ; American Revolutionary War ; Collectors and collecting ; McAlpin, Charles Williston ; Washington, George ; Presidents of the United States ; Politics and government ; Portraits
Title: Harlem, 1900-1940: An African American Community
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Americans ; Urban life ; Local history ; New York, New York ; Harlem, New York ; Neighborhoods
Title: Heading West: Mapping the Territory / Touring West: 19th-Century Performing Artists on the Overland Trails
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Western Americana ; United States--Social history ; Maps ; United States--Maps ; Performing arts ; Entertainers ; Travel and tourism ; Abolition
Title: Heavens Above: Art & Actuality
Institution: New York Public Library / Science, Industry and Business Library, New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Trouvelot, Etienne Leopold ; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ; Astronomy ; Photography
Title: Immigrant City
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Immigrant histories ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Urban life ; Ethnic diversity ; Communities ; Neighborhoods ; Maps ; Portraits ; Labor ; Oral histories ; Teachers' resources ; Multimedia
Title: In Motion: The African American Migration Experience
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: African Americans ; African diaspora ; Communities ; Slavery ; United States--History ; Social history ; Immigrant histories ; Caribbean region ; Haiti ; Maps ; Teachers' resources ; Multimedia ; Racism ; Ethnic diversity ; Time-lines
Title: In Thy Map Securely Saile: Maps, Atlases, Charts, and Globes from the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Maps ; Globes ; Atlases ; Geography ; Slaughter, Lawrence H. ; Collectors and collecting
Title: James Gillray
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Gillray, James ; Biography ; Caricature ; Prints ; Print-makers ; Great Britain--Social history--18th-19th centuries ; Politics and government ; Political satire ; Royalty ; Humor
Title: Letters to Sala: A Young Woman's Life in Nazi Labor Camps
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Kirschner, Sala Garncarz ; Biography ; Women's history ; World War II ; Jews ; The Holocaust ; Nazi regime ; Polish Americans ; Correspondence ; Jewish life and culture ; Politics and government ; Postal history ; Immigrant histories
Title: Lewis Wickes Hine's "Work Portraits"
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Labor ; Hines, Lewis Wickes ; Portraits ; United States--Social history--20th century
Title: Lunch Hour NYC
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Food ; Restaurant menus ; New York City (N.Y.)--Social history ; Urban life ; Collectors and collecting ; Business and corporate histories ; Labor ; Cooking ; Social movements ; Immigrant histories ; Multimedia
Title: Making the Scene: The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, 1972-1996
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York City ( N.Y.) ; Local history ; Photography ; Art galleries ; United States--Social history--20th century ; Photographers ; Urban life
Title: Malcolm X: A Search for Truth
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Malcolm X ; African Americans ; Biography ; United States--History--20th century ; Islamic life and culture ; Family histories ; Nation of Islam ; Portraits ; Religion ; Prison ; Assassinations ; Teachers' resources
Title: Mapping New York's Shoreline: Celebrating the Quadricentennial of Henry Hudson's Exploration of the Waterways of New York
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Maps ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Anniversaries ; Hudson, Henry ; Water ; Exploration--New York (State) ; Explorers ; Colonial history ; Maritime history ; Farms ; Hudson River ; Environmental research ; Urban life ; Time-lines
Title: Milton Avery: The Flying Pig and Other Winged Creatures
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Avery, Milton ; Biography ; Painters ; Artists ; American art--20th century ; Illustrated books ; Animals ; Children's books ; Prints ; Print-makers
Title: Mirrors to the Past: Ancient Greece and Avant-Garde America
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: United States--Social history--20th century ; American art ; Performing arts ; Greece ; Ancient world ; Dance ; Drama ; Music
Title: Moving Uptown: Nineteenth-Century Views of Manhattan
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Urban life ; local history ; New York, New York ; Architecture ; Neighborhoods ; Manhattan ; Urban planning ; Engravings--19th century
Title: Multiple Interpretations: Contemporary Prints in Portfolio at the New York Public Library
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Prints ; Print-makers ; American art ; Modern art ; Biography
Title: Nabokov Under Glass
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Nabokov, Vladimir ; Novelists ; Biography ; Authors and writers ; Russian literature--20th century ; American literature--20th century ; Manuscripts--20th century
Title: NYPL at 100: Centennial Quilt
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York Public Library ; Anniversaries ; Libraries and library buildings ; Collectors and collecting ; Bibliographical treasures ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Urban life ; Crowdsourcing ; Artifact collections
Title: Over Here: WWI and the Fight for the American Mind
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: World War I ; Wars ; Anniversaries ; United States--History--20th century ; Propaganda ; National identity ; Patriotism ; Civilians in wartime ; Posters ; Blogs ; Multimedia
Title: Prints With / Out Pressure: American Relief Prints from the 1940s Through the 1960s
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Prints ; American art ; Graphic arts ; Woodblocks ; Woodcuts ; Book arts ; Illustrated books ; Artists ; Biography
Title: Recent Acquisitions: New York Street Photography from the 1960s and 1970s
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York City (N.Y.) ; Urban life ; Documentary photography ; United States--Social history--20th century ; Photographers ; Arbus, Diane ; Colmer, Roy ; Gedney, William ; Meyerowitz, Joel ; Struth, Thomas ; Winogrand, Garry
Title: Recent Acquisitions: Old Master Prints
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Prints ; Engravings ; Collectors and collecting ; Book arts ; European art ; Artists
Title: Recollection: Thirty Years of Photography at the New York Public Library
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Photography ; Collectors and collecting ; New York Public Library ; Anniversaries ; Portraits ; United States--Social history--20th century ; Photojournalism ; Multimedia
Title: Russia Engages the World, 1453-1825
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Russia--History ; Europe--History ; Illuminated books ; Eastern Orthodox Church ; Romanoff / Romanov dynasty ; Empires ; Royalty ; Russian literature ; Portraits ; Maps
Title: The Schomburg Legacy: Documenting the Global Black Experience for the 21st Century
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Africa ; African diaspora ; Colonial history--Africa ; Immigrant histories
Title: Selected Clips from the Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Institution: New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Armstrong, Louis ; Jazz ; Oral histories ; Multimedia ; Music--20th century ; African Americans ; Musicians ; Biography
Title: Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Religion ; Judaism ; Christianity ; Islam ; Bibliographical treasures ; Religious literature ; Religious art ; Calligraphy ; Illuminated books ; Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts ; Bible ; Quran ; Hebrew ; Arabic literature ; Latin literature
Title: Transformations: A Celebration of the Creative Spirit in the Performing Arts
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Performing arts ; Drama ; Theaters ; Clothing and costume ; Design process ; Posters ; Prints ; Drawings ; Inventions ; Science and technology ; Sheet music ; Composers
Title: Treasures of the New York Public Library
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York Public Library ; Bibliographical treasures ; Americana ; Ancient world ; Art ; African Americans ; Maps ; Popular culture ; Science and technology ; History of the book ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Multimedia
Title: Urban Neighbors: Images of New York City Wildlife
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: New York City (N.Y.) ; Animals ; Urban life ; Parks ; Zoology ; Environmental research ; Natural history ; Scientific illustration
Title: Vaslav Nijinsky: Creating a New Artistic Era
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Nijinsky, Vaslav ; Biography ; Performing arts ; Ballet ; Ballets Russes ; Portraits ; Dance ; Clothing and costume
Title: Voltaire's Candide
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / NY / New York
Subjects: Authors and writers ; French literature ; Satire ; Enlightenment era ; Voltaire ; Candide (Novella)
Title: A War in Perspective, 1898-1998: Public Appeals, Memory, and the Spanish-American Conflict
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Spanish-American War ; Cuba--History ; Philippines--History ; United States--History ; Puerto Rico--History ; Maine (Battleship) ; Journalism
Title: Where Do We Go from Here? The Photo League and Its Legacy (1936-2006)
Institution: New York Public Library / Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Photo League ; Photographers ; Photography ; Anniversaries ; Urban life ; New York City (N.Y.) ; Social movements ; Communism
Title: Yaddo
Institution: New York Public Library
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Yaddo ; American art--20th century ; American literature--20th century ; Artists ; Saratoga Springs, New York ; Local history ; Trask, Spencer ; Trask, Katrina ; United States--Social history--20th century ;