NYC Municipal Archives Collections

Collection contains images from the Department of Sanitation, total collection 30,000 acetate (4x5), & some 8x10 glass & acetate negatives and 280 glass (5x7), and 360 lantern slides from its precursur agency the Department of Street Cleaning. The Department of Sanitation is also responsible for tickertape parades in the City, which are well documented. All the 8x10 glass plates in this collection were taken by Eugene de Salignac and have his original negative numbers etched in them.