Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Camillo J. Vergara slides : The New American Ghetto collection, 1980-1993

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3463710 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Vergara, Camilo J. ; Hicks, Lenny
Title Camillo J. Vergara slides : The New American Ghetto collection, 1980-1993
Physical Description 241 photographic images
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/imaging/html/browsers/camilo/camilo-browser.html
Access

This collection is available online. See Finding Aid link to view slides online.

Description

Scope and Contents

Slides taken by Camilo Vergara in the company of Lenny Hicks documenting urban decay in Bronx, New York for Vegara's project The New American Ghetto.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available online. See Finding Aid link to view slides online.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

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35mm color slides Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mott Haven (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Street photography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Streetscapes (Urban design) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Camilo Jose Vergara (born 1944) is a sociologist and photojournalist known for documenting the developments of urban decay and the deterioration of buildings in American cities.