Artworks and Artists
Swimming Pool, Colonial Park, Harlem

Swimming Pool, Colonial Park, Harlem,
c. 1938-1939
Grossman, Sid
gelatin silver print
33.4 x 14.9 cm


In 1939 the WPA (Works Progress Administration) hired Grossman to photograph Harlem, the African-American quarter of New York. For his Harlem commission Grossman photographed aspects of street life and recreational activities, including this pool built by the WPA.