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Guide to the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation publication and photograph collection ARC.124

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Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 20, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Last updated by John Zarrillo  , January 2017

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.
Title: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation publication and photograph collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1968-2007
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1970-1980
Abstract: The bulk of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation publication and photograph collection consists of copies of the Corporation's bi-monthly newsletter, spanning the dates 1970 to 1980. The newsletters document projects and events sponsored by Restoration, issues of concern to residents in the neighborhood, success stories of residents assisted by Restoration, etc. Also included are a copy of Restoration's annual report for 1968; three black-and-white photographs of buildings in Bedford-Stuyvesant (including a housing project built by the Corporation), circa 1985 and circa 1970 to 1979; a children's coloring book published by Restoration, circa 1970 to 1979; and two programs from performances staged at the Billie Holiday Theatre, circa 1972 to 1979.
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet in one manuscript box
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Text [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: ARC.124
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.