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Guide to the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral histories 2008.030

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Collection processed by Brett Dion and Maria Santiago

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
Creator: Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Sullivan, Sady
Creator: Williams, Bahati
Title: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral histories
Dates [inclusive]: 2007 - 2008
Dates [bulk]: 2008
Abstract: Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) partnered on the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral history project in 2007-2008 to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Restoration's founding as the first community development corporation (CDC) in the United States. Nearly sixty interviews were conducted with founding Board members, supporters, activists, artists, tenants, and other community members. Audio clips from these oral history interviews were included in the exhibit Reflections on Community Development: Stories from Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (BHS 2008, Restoration 2009).
Quantity: 32.27 Gigabytes in 236 files, total running time: 48 hours, 18 minutes, 21 seconds; 1 linear foot in one record box
Call Phrase: 2008.030
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, 'Voices of Generations: Investigating Brooklyn's Cultural Identity,' funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.