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Guide to the Eastern Parkway Coalition records 2007.016

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Collection processed by John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 27, 2016
Finding Aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents note

The collection is composed of the records of the Eastern Parkway Coalition, dating from 1952 to 2007 (bulk dates, 1970-2007). These records are primarily composed of subject files, which document many issues which affected the Crown Heights and Prospect Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn. These issues include include community gardens, housing/tenant rights, mass transit, summer youth programs, drug abuse, environmentalism, mental health, public parks, and urban renewal. In addition to subject files, the records include a series of plans and maps for the reconstruction of Eastern Parkway and other streets in the area.

Arrangement note

The records are organized into two series:

Series 1: Subject files, 1952-2007

Series 2: Plans and maps, 1973-1988