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Immigration and Caricature


Exhibition
• Section I
• Section II
• Section III

About the Collectors

Copyright and Other Restrictions

Digitizing the Collection

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Digitizing the Collection


The ethnic images in the John and Selma Appel collection represent a variety of media--political cartoons, postcards, sheet music books, and so on. The digital images in this online collection have been produced from high-quality 35mm photographic slides of the originals.

Slides were scanned at an optical resolution of 1350 dpi using the Nikon LS-2000 Film Scanner. The captured images were then processed to create a set of three images for each item: a high-resolution archival copy, a good-quality reference copy (as seen in the exhibit), and a small, low resolution thumbnail copy.

The following technical standards apply to the digital images in the collection:

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