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Guide to the Brooklyn For Peace records 2016.026

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128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Maggie Schreiner and Laura Juliano

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 10, 2018
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn For Peace
Source: Phillips, Charlotte
Title: Brooklyn For Peace records
Dates [inclusive]: 1983-2018
Dates [bulk]: 2002-2016
Abstract: Brooklyn For Peace (BFP) was founded in 1984 as Brooklyn Parents for Peace by Charlotte Phillips and Carolyn Eisenberg, in response to the invasion of Grenada by the United States. Through public events, publicity campaigns, lobbying of elected officials, and demonstrations, Brooklyn For Peace works to eliminate war and the social injustices that are its causes. BFP's records reveal both the history of the organization as well as the broader grassroots response to a wide variety of significant social and political issues at the local, regional and national levels from the late twentieth century to the present.
Quantity: 25.5 Linear Feet in 40 manuscript boxes, 7 media boxes, 1 oversize flat box and 1 oversize flat file folder.
Quantity: 95 Cassettes
Quantity: 167 items (DVDs)
Quantity: 10 items (VHS)
Quantity: 7 items (CDs)
Quantity: 1 item (120 GB Hard Drive)
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: 2016.026
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described with funding from the New York State Documentary Heritage Program. Additional funding was provided by the estate of John Fisk Robson.