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The Onondaga County Public Library Beauchamp Branch Neighborhood Photodocumentation Project was funded by the New York State Archives and Records Administration's Documentary Heritage Program. The project was intended to create a collection of photographs which would document the African American community served by the Beauchamp Branch Library in Syracuse, N.Y. Members of the community were asked to bring in personal photographs during four scheduled copy clinics held during May 1994 at the Beauchamp Branch Library. Selected photographs were copied by Ellen Blalock, a professional photographer, using a 35mm camera and black and white film. One set of negatives and two sets of photographs were developed and printed by ProLab, a commercial photographic laboratory. The photographs and negatives were then housed in archival-quality albums. These photographs, including the negatives, are at the main branch of the Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse, N.Y., in the Local History/Genealogy Department.