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Guide to the Time Inc. Corporate Public Affairs Department Records
1945-2000 (bulk 1959-1996)
 MS 3009-RG 19

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Holly Deakyne

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 15, 2019
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series IV. Corporate Community Relations Office Files, 1990-2000. 2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)


Organized alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Corporate Community Relations Office Files include records on various public interest programs and projects conducted by Time Inc. including yearly overview reports and records on exhibitions.

It's US: A Celebration of Who We Are in America Today was a traveling photographic exhibition with a related student essay contest, lectures and publications created by Time Inc. as part of a diversity project.

According to the finding aid in the Archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Songs of My People was a book project developed by D. Michael Cheers, Eric Easter, and Dudley M. Brooks, and had Time Warner Cable as a major sponsor. The project included a traveling exhibition, video and lecture series.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2510 Folder : 1-2 Community / Social Responsibility Reports
Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2302 It's US: A Celebration of Who We Are in America Today

Scope and Contents

Records include educational material; correspondence with Don Wise Designs and Stonesong Press; memoranda on photograph research, planning, concept clarification, project overview and costs; action plans; and promotional material. The folders called "Originals" contain materials distributed to participants including progress updates, press releases, the essay contest overview, and excerpts from contest winners. The records are primarily from Vice President of Corporate Community Relations Toni Fay.

Audiovisual includes:

1 videocassette (VHS) (67 min.) : 1/2 in. On container: "Fratelli Group. Russell Senate Tapes 4, 5, 6. Haddow Communications. It's US. Panel Discussion. Arthur Schlesinger and Others. 11/29/95. TRT: 67:00."

1 videocassette (VHS) : 1/2 in. On label: "NY1 News Special. "It's US"."

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 2510 Folder : 3-7 Songs of My People

Scope and Contents

Records includes audiovisual, ad slicks, and pins. Audiovisual material includes:

1 videocassette (U-matic). On label: "'Exposing Hidden Windows,' Producer, Michael Cheers, New African Visions, Inc. (RT: 29:46) and the 'Songs of My People Music Video,' Executive Producers, Glenda Bryant and Monica Sutton (RT: 14:40) Total Runing Time: 45:00."

1 video reel (C Format). On label: "New African Productions, Inc. Producer: Michael Cheers. 'Exposing Hidden Windows.' African American Photographers. TRT: 29:46. Dub Master. 1/8/92. Same Audio Both Ch's."

1 video reel (C Format). On label: "Songs of My People. 14:39." On container: "Actual Music Video Master."


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