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Historical Photo Collection Being Made Available Online

May 1, 2014

This photo of a Koryak boy with his bow and arrow in Russia, 1901, is one of about 700 that was recently digitized and made available online by the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

This photo of a Koryak boy with his bow and arrow in Russia, 1901, is one of about 700 that was recently digitized and made available online by the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

In 1897 the American Museum of Natural History sent a team of anthropologists to the Pacific Northwest and Siberia. Six years later, they had confirmed the theory that humans migrated across the Bering land bridge. And they brought back thousands of photographs – many of which are now available online for the first time.

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