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Guide to the Praeger Department of Parks survey and photographs V1974.003

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Weatherly Stephan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 28, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Parks.
Creator: Praeger, Emil
Title: Praeger Department of Parks survey and photographs
Dates: 1934
Abstract: The Praeger Department of Parks survey and photographs date from 1934 and measure 3.42 linear feet. The Praeger survey documents every park, playground, and gore in New York City at the time of the study, as well as undeveloped land owned by the parks department. The survey and photographs show the parks of New York City on the eve of improvements and development funded by the Works Progress Administration.
Quantity: 3.42 Linear feet in one manuscript box and three record cartons.
Graphic materials [Box]: V1974.003 1 of 3
Graphic materials [Box]: Prints by Accession 30
Graphic materials [Box]: V1974.003 3 of 3
Graphic materials [Box]: V1974.003 2 of 3
Call Phrase: V1974.003
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.