This project recovers the history of New York City’s House of the Good Shepherd, the largest Magdalen asylum operating in Manhattan during the 19th century.
The House of Genius Project is part of a group digital project on Washington Square and Greenwich Village conducted by librarians in the Humanities and Social Sciences department of NYU's Bobst Library.
This website represents a prototype for a digital edition of the Crane-Rychtarik correspondence held by Fales Library and Special Collections. It features high-resolution facsimiles of the letters exchanged between the modernist poet and set designer, as well as transcriptions, metadata,
Irish Speakers & the Empire City is a collaborative endeavor to try to identify and record the household information of residents of New York City born in Ireland who claimed Irish (Gaelic) as their mother tongue on the 1910 census.
What happened to the residents of city houses-turned-museums after they moved out?
NYWalker is a distributed project that aims to develop a rich database of places mentioned in various novels.
A transcription and data modeling project centering on the NYC Municipal Archives bodies in transit ledgers, this ongoing work looks at the individuals and officials at the heart of public health in the city in the second half of the
This project has mapped and geolocated New York City studios, photographer’s residences, and suppliers as a means of understanding the initial development of the first major photographic business centers and the economic development of historic photography.
The Digital Almshouse Project captures the experiences of Irish-born patients admitted to New York's Bellevue Almshouse between 1845 and 1852.