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Guide to the West Indian Carnival Documentation Project records 2010.019

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Collection processed by Margaret Fraser and Brett Dion

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 09, 2016
Finding Aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Oral histories described at item level  , March 2016

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Title: The West Indian Carnival Documentation Project records
Dates [inclusive]: 1993-1996
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1994-1995
Abstract: This collection includes research materials, oral histories, and photographs collected through the West Indian Carnival Documentation Project, undertaken by Brooklyn Historical Society in the mid-1990s. The project attempted to supplement existing scholarship with oral histories done with members of the West Indian community and Carnival participants.
Quantity: 28.0 gigabytes in 288 files, total running time: 30 hr., 15 min., 57 sec.; 5.0 linear feet in 9 boxes
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Call Phrase: 2010.019
Sponsor: The oral histories were processed and described as part of the projects, ‘Voices of Generations: Investigating Brooklyn's Cultural Identity,’ funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and 'Voices of Crown Heights,' funded by New York Community Trust.