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Guide to the Voices of Brooklyn oral histories 2008.031

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Brett Dion

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 10, 2017
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Sullivan, Sady
Creator: Brooklyn History Makers
Title: Voices of Brooklyn oral histories
Dates [inclusive]: 1998-
Dates [bulk]: 2008-
Abstract: This collection includes oral histories collected through several projects undertaken by the Brooklyn Historical Society beginning in 2006. The assembled collection took shape in 2008 under the project title "Brooklyn History Makers." The ongoing oral history collection, retitled in 2016, features a broad range of narrators: jazz musicians, business leaders, civil rights activists, authors, artists, sports players, and longtime neighborhood residents who describe the changes they have observed in their neighborhoods over decades.
Quantity: 58.65 Gigabytes in 116 files; Running time (of described records): 65 hours, 57 minutes, 15 seconds.
Call Phrase: 2008.031
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, 'Voices of Generations: Investigating Brooklyn's Cultural Identity,' funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.