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Make Your Mark on History with Urban Archive

BCC Archives Partners with Urban Archive

The Bronx Community College Archives has teamed up with Urban Archive to make our photo collection available online and promote original works of history by students and faculty.


Urban Archive makes thousands of historical photos of New York City publicly accessible on its interactive map. The BCC Archives joins New York Public Library, Columbia University, and the Museum of the City of New York, among many other cultural institutions, by making the photographic collection of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans available on UA.



See the USER GUIDE on how to explore Urban Archive

Faculty, students, and staff interested in submitting their own blog post to Urban Archive should contact the assistant archivist, Alexander Rettie, at

Check out the great contributions we have received so far from BCC faculty:

From Reformatory to Retreat: A Women’s Home in Upper Manhattan (1893-1954)

Lilian Wald and the Hall of Great Americans

The Booker T. Washington Bust by Richmond Barthé 

Walking tour of Steinway, Queens

History of the Hall of Fame for Great Americas


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