Just digitized: the Schomburg’s collection of WPA Photographs. This includes stills from Federal Theatre Project productions (such as Macbeth, The Swing Mikado, and Haiti), artists and their work under the auspices of the Federal Art Project, and children’s and adults’ music classes under the Federal Music Project, among others.
On this day in 1860, a clean-shaven Abraham Lincoln stopped by Mathew B. Brady’s photography studio in New York City. This is the first portrait Brady took of Lincoln. 📷 Mathew B. Brady, February 27, 1860