Mon. May 25th, 2020

Photographs

Cornell University Library has made available a collection of 645 African-American images from the 1860s through the 1960s. The collection was donated to the University by Stephan and Beth Loewentheil in 2012. The university says "one of the goals — both the Lowentheils is putting the collection together and ours in putting the digital collection online — is to push back against the predominance of material on African-Americans as enslaved people or working in menial jobs or other stereotypical situations.... Read More