INVESTIGATE, EXPLORE, UNCOVER: USING THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK’S ONLINE COLLECTIONS PORTAL
The Museum of the City of New York’s Collections Portal makes over 100,000 historic images of the city available online. These rich primary and secondary sources range from photographs of people and places to political cartoons and colorful lithographs. The Portal provides incredible documentation of how the city has changed in four hundred years, and allows students to study the collection in minute detail.
This instructional guide provides the tools you need to explore these resources and inspire your students’ investigation of New York City.
Begin your virtual treasure hunt with us at collections.mcny.org. Prints and photographs of New York by Currier & Ives, Jacob Riis, the Wurts Brothers, Carl Van Vechten, and more are right at your fingertips!
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Educators’ Guides to using the Collections Portal are made possible by the support of the Verizon Foundation.