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Delve into the latest updates on the Archive Project’s initiatives, as well as special features that deepen the understanding of preservation and the importance of archives. Would you like more information on a news piece? Do you have an item we should feature? Contact us at info@nypap.org

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

Saving 227 Duffield Street A Symbol of Freedom

July 12, 2021

By Pamela Wong The years-long fight to save 277 Duffield Street, a 19th-century row house that embodies Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement,…

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Preservation as “The Magical Intersection”

July 12, 2021

By Lisa Ackerman, Chair This is the first newsletter to be issued since the Archive Project’s chairmanship transitioned from Anthony…

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IT’S A HELLUVA FUND
Archives Help Reveal The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a Force in Preservation

July 12, 2021

By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair The recent publication of It’s a Helluva Town: Joan K. Davidson, the J.M. Kaplan Fund,…

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Our 2021 Jeffe Fellow
Jeanette Lazo

July 12, 2021

By Jeanette Lazo, Jeffe Fellow I have lived here in the Empire State my entire life. I graduated from St….

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Ciganovic, Friends of George McAneny Honored at Bard Breakfast
Archive Project Steps Into Virtual Realm

July 12, 2021

The Archive Project’s seventeenth annual Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit, held in December of 2020, took on an entirely new virtual…

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In Memoriam

July 12, 2021

“There is always a battle for Brooklyn. It’s just on every front, on every doorstep, on every block somebody is…

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“It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over” Preserving Your Preservation Legacy

December 31, 2020

By Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair If you accept that you will die (hopefully no time soon)…

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2020 Bard Breakfast to Honor Kay Ciganovic – Friends of George McAneny Founder to Receive Preservation Award

December 31, 2020

The Archive Project’s seventeenth annual Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit steps boldly into the virtual realm, a first for the beloved…

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Finding Joy -and More- In Our Preservation History Database

December 31, 2020

By Peter Sohmer, Reisinger Scholar Where can one find detailed information on preservation battles that range from the successful, like…

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