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Robert Moses (1888-1981) was a public official in New York from 1919 to the mid-1970s. He held many offices, of which the most notable among them were: President, Long Island State Park Commission; Chairman, New York State Council of Parks; Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks; New York City Planning Commissioner and Construction Coordinator; and Chairman, New York State Power and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authorities. He was responsible for the construction of many major public projects in the state and city of New York, including the Triborough Bridge, Queens Midtown Tunnel, Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Henry Hudson Bridge, Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Throg's Neck Bridge, and Verrazano Narrows Bridge, as well as Jones Beach State Park, Robert Moses State Park, and Robert Moses Power Plant and Power Dam on the Saint Lawrence and Niagara Rivers. Moses also was responsible for the construction of much public housing in New York City.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. records, Additions... hold administrative files, company management and technical files, development files, and repertory files, as well as press materials, pr...
Lee Watson papers... date from 1941 to 1989 and document his career as a lighting educator and designer for theater, opera, and other live events, such as the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. The collectio...
Roy Somlyo papersThis collection consists of the professional papers of theatrical manager and producer Roy Somlyo, dating from 1959 to 2007. Production and ...
Documents relating to early printing in Peru
Jeff Kisseloff oral history interviewsThis collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles...