Found 2 collections related to Community life -- New York (State) -- New York

Old Community West 98th-99th Street Reunion (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 849
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
New York City's first so-called Slum Clearance Project, headed by urban planner Robert Moses, caused the physical destruction of a once tight-knit African American community that dated back to the early 1900s. The buildings on 98th and 99th in... more
Borden, David A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186111
2.71 linear feet (8 boxes)
Block Communities, Inc. (BCI) was a community organizing anti-poverty agency that operated in New York City from 1966 until 1968. Originating in East Harlem, the group consisted of community organizers who moved onto a city block, surveyed the... more