Found 3 collections related to Community development, Urban -- New York (State) -- New York

Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 235
21.6 linear feet (51 boxes)
Personal and professional papers, writings, office files and printed matter documenting Preston Wilcox's dual career as an educator and community organizer. Included are biographical and autobiographical narratives; some correspondence and... more
Chazin, Louise, 1903-1999
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 526
6.4 linear feet (15 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Louise Chazin (1903-1999) was a novelty designer turned activist for the aged, a career that she launched at the age of 70 in New York City. The Louise Chazin papers date from 1965 to 1990 and document her involvement with community and... more
Harlem Neighborhoods Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 364
The Harlem Neighborhoods Association records chronicle the deteriorating quality of life in Harlem from the 1940s to the late 1970s. The collection consists of correspondence and memoranda, board of directors and committee minutes, financial... more