Research

New York State Newark Developmental Disabilities Services Office Facilities Photographic Images

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of photographic images collected by the Newark State School (later Newark Developmental Center). The images document daily activities of staff and patients, as well as special occasions.
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Quantity:
29 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1920-1990
Series Number:
B2634

Arrangement

Partially by medium.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of photographic images collected by the Newark State School (later Newark Developmental Center). The images document daily activities of staff and patients, as well as special occasions.

Images include scenes of recreation activities such as parties, sporting events, and field trips for patients and staff officials; classes; staff and patients in groups and individually; meetings; dining; ceremonies; patient therapy and rehabilitation groups; receptions; holiday celebrations; entertainment; and visitors. Also documented are interiors and exteriors of buildings, grounds, and facilities, including maintenance, construction, destruction of buildings, and equipment. Many of the images are not fully identified; some are identified and dated.

Record types include black-and-white photographs, black-and-white negatives, color snapshots and enlargements, and 35mm color slides.

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Access Restrictions

Images that include recognizable consumers are restricted pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law, Section 33.13 and Public Officers Law (Freedom of Information Law), Section 87.2.

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