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Oral history collection

Repository: Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection Description (Extant): Brooklyn Historical Society's Oral History Collection includes recordings of interviews with old Brooklyn residents and speakers on Brooklyn and Long Island history at the Long Island Historical Society. Interviewees and speakers include Elton Foster on Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, 1977-1978; Mrs. Statin McKay on Flatbush, 1974; Louis C. Wills, 1974; Sidney McDonald, 1974; Bertram Baker on Brooklyn politics and civil rights movement; B. Meredith Langstaff, 1975; Dr. Simon Grolnick on "Ford family of Clark Street," 1974; Society of Old Brooklynites, 1976-1977; Helen Wortis on Black history on Long Island, 1975; and Claire Wendt on genealogical research.

Date(s): 1974-1978

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: (NIC)NYKI590-940-0609

Extent: 19 tapes

Finding Aid: A catalog record is available in Excelsior, the New York State Library catalog.

Language: English

Interviewees: Bertram Baker, Helen Wortis

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--New York (State)
Civil rights movements--New York (State)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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