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Fairchild Aerial Surveys Collection

This collection consists of photographic negatives and positive prints of low-altitude, oblique aerial views of a variety of New York State buildings, transportation features, landmarks, and cultural and recreational venues created by the New York office of Fairchild Aerial Surveys (a commercial firm).  The images depict locations across the state, but concentrate on the New York City metropolitan area. 

These items come from the following record series:

B1598 Aerial photographic prints and negatives of New York State sites, 1941-1957 (bulk 1946-1949, 1951, 1957), Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc., New York office

This collection has been scanned in its entirety and all items are available through the Digital Collections. For more information about this collection, please contact our office.

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