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Guide to 1977 Blackout Slide Collection 2007.042

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Collection processed by Katherine Christensen.

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: 1977 Blackout Slide Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1977-1978
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1977
Abstract: These images were captured in the months after the July 13th Blackout of 1977. They were taken by two photographers and cover various locations in the neighborhood of Bushwick. They are predominately potographs of burned-out houses, apartments and stores. Some of the images show the fires being fought while others show the subsequent destruction or the reconstruction of the ruins.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet in 1 35mm slide box
Physical Description: Collection is mounted 35mm color slide film.
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Call Phrase: 2007.042