[Child sitting outside a building entrance, El Barrio, Harlem, New York City, 1960s].
The Erika Stone Photograph Collection spans the period from the 1940s to the 1990s and primarily contains images of street life in New York City. The collection includes images of Central Park, Ellis Island, parades, demonstrations and people at work.
Born in Germany, Erika Stone came to New York City in 1936. She worked as a photojournalist until 1960, when she concentrated on photographing children and her family.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400.