Found 3 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions

Filtering on: x2001 - 2024
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Action for Community Empowerment (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 779
7.0 linear feet (7 boxes)
Action for Community Empowerment (ACE) was a grassroots community development non-profit organization based in Central Harlem dedicated to decent housing, safe neighborhoods, and tenant empowerment. The Action for Community Empowerment records,... more
Biddle, Geoffrey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23870
2.91 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Geoffrey Biddle is a photographer whose book Alphabet City (published 1992) documented the Puerto Rican community on New York City's Lower East Side in the late 1970s. This collection contains photographs taken in the... more