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

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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

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation publication and photograph collection consists of copies of Restoration, 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.