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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

Announcing the Archive Project’s 2022 Shelby White Leon Levy Archival Assistance Initiative Grant Winners

August 10, 2022

Please join us in congratulating the following winners of our highly competitive 2022 Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Assistance…

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Archive Project Completes Two New Series of Oral Histories. Over 30 New Voices Heard from Across All Five Boroughs

June 1, 2022

  By Brad Vogel, Executive Director Oral histories are at the heart of the Archive Project’s work. They provide a…

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In Memoriam – Edward Stevens Kirkland (1925-2022)

June 1, 2022

By George Calderaro Ed Kirkland was the greatest inspiration for my work as a citizen preservationist. In the early 1990s,…

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NYPAP News

June 1, 2022

Archival Assistance Initiative Returns The Archive Project’s support of archival efforts at small preservation-related organizations received a major boost for…

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Book Review
Saving Stuyvesant Town:
How One Community Defeated the “Worst Real Estate Deal in History”

June 1, 2022

  By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair Dan Garodnick, Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal…

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Bard Breakfast 2021
Familiar Faces In New Places

June 1, 2022

By Adrian Untermyer, Board Member It was billed as preservation’s “Winter Wonderland”—and the 2021 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit did not…

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Layers Five Decades Deep
Historic Preservation on Roosevelt Island

June 1, 2022

  By John C. Harris, 2022 Jeffe Fellow Sometimes, to get to a preservation story, one must dig through mounds…

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In Memoriam – Doris Diether

December 5, 2021

By Alison Greenberg I, like the Archive Project team, was deeply saddened by the death of preservationist Doris Diether on…

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NYPAP News

December 5, 2021

Inspired by Grassroots Stories Series The Archive Project conducted a series of group oral histories this year with grassroots preservation…

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Notes from the Board

December 5, 2021

I come from a long line of rabble-rousers, so it took little convincing for my father to join in my…

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