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Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike; Courtesy of AP Photo/Jacob Harris

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Above: Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike; Courtesy of AP Photo/Jacob Harris

NYPAP News

Archive Project Announces Third Round of Grants from Archival Assistance Fund

November 9, 2017

Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

The Archive Project recently announced the third set of grants from its Archival Assistance Fund, established to help not-for-profit organizations…

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Searching for Jane

November 8, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from the Fall 2017 Newsletter

Director Matt Tyrnauer’s new film, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, is breathing new life into the story of preservation…

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Urban Archive Enriches NYC Walking Experience

November 6, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A stroll down the streets of New York City is now just an app away from being an immersive experience…

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Thirty-Two

November 1, 2017
By Gina Pollara, Archive Project Board Member & “Accidental Archivist”
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A mere 32 architectural sheets measuring 36-inches by 48-inches: that is the sum total of construction drawings that exist for…

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In Memoriam: Ann Walker Gaffney

October 12, 2017

Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

Ann Walker Gaffney, commercial graphic designer, artist, and preservationist who was instrumental in turning Brooklyn Heights into a vibrant community…

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In Memoriam: Oliver Allen

October 10, 2017
by Hal Bromm, architect, gallery owner, and preservationist
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

Learning of the death of Oliver Allen in April 2017 at the age of 94 was sad confirmation that time…

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In Memoriam: Hugh Hardy

October 9, 2017
by John Reddick, Archive Project board member and Harlem historian
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

I was sorry to hear the sad news of Hugh Hardy’s passing. I had a chance to work with him…

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Notes from the Board: Anthony W. Robins

October 1, 2017
by Anthony W. Robins, Board Member
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

I’m a born and bred New Yorker, as was my father before me—in fact, one of my great-great-grandfathers lived on…

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Preservation History in Quotes: Words to Remember from the First Lady of Historic Preservation

September 27, 2017
by Anthony C. Wood, Founder & Chair
Article from the Fall 2017 Newsletter

“Is it not cruel to let our city die by degrees, stripped of all her proud monuments, until there will…

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Our Work is Featured in Oral History Journal!

September 20, 2017

The Archive Project’s oral history work is featured in the Oral History Review! Published by the Oral History Association, the Oral…

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