Seattle Municipal Archives
Compiled by the City Photographers, ImageBank makes up a large portion of the Photo Archives digital collection with more than 43,000 images.
DePaul University - John T. Richardson Library
Cornell University Libraries
Planning reports (14) for projects including the preservation of the Vieux Carre, in New Orleans; Downtown Development plans for Memphis and Schenectady; regional planning for Richmond Va.; New Towns planning for Fort Lincoln, Washington, D.C.; neighborhood revitalization programs for Rochester, N.Y. and Lawndale Center, Chicago, Ill.; regional planning reports for Cohoes, N.Y.; northeastern Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Pa., and Tulsa, Oklahoma; River Edge Study for Davenport, Iowa; highway air rights project for Nashville, Tenn.; and study of "Open Space for Human Needs," with Kevin Lynch for U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
New-York Historical Society
Collection contains ca. 50,000 postcards, including photographic prints, color lithographs, and photomechanical prints (ca. 1890-present, bulk 1900-1940). Mailable cards were introduced in the United States in the 1870s chiefly for advertisements and business notices. Pictorial cards issued for the 1893 Columbian Exposition popularized view cards. The 1898 reduction in postcard postage, from two cents to a penny, triggered a flood of card production, and millions of cards were mailed and collected annually through the 1930s. The Society's collection features unused view cards from that period through the 1930s. Most of the cards record attractive urban life as shown in courthouses, libraries, impressive office buildings and spacious parks -- Numerous souvenir cards depict such popular tourist spots as the Brooklyn Bridge and Niagara Falls or vacation resorts by the sea or in the mountains. There are less common New York State views such as actual photographs on postcard stock that ... Read More
Seattle Municipal Archives
Contains correspondence, reports, financial data, and drawings related to the Neighborhood Development Project in South Park, Seattle, Wash
Seattle Municipal Archives
Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, and financial data relating to Seattle's Capital Improvement Program Committee and its relation to the urban renewal process. Other corporate bodies represented include the Ferry Terminal Committee of Seattle and the Forward Thrust initiative. Other topics represented include land acquisition and streets
Rochester Public Library
The Interfaith Action Records, 1965-2011, comprise corporate documents, financial records, correspondence, public actions and initiatives, and photographs documenting the organization's operational materials and projects created to improve the quality of local neighborhoods. Corporate documents are composed of mission statements, goals, meeting minutes, by-laws, and several papers concerning staff development, such as training leaders from participating congregations and the community using the Pacific Institute for Community Organizing (PICO) model. Additionally, this series contains staff reports, yearly achievements, and Interfaith Action's annual breakfasts. Financial records include tax returns, financial statements, and several documents concerning funding, including research, proposals, and grants awarded and denied. Correspondence, arranged chronologically, encompasses a range of topics including meeting announcements, follow-ups to public actions, employment postings, and ... Read More
Durham County Library - North Carolina Collection
The collection primarily documents John Schelp's work in the Old West Durham Neighborhood Association (OWDNA), including agendas and newletters as well as projects taken on by the association. Research files about the neighborhood, buildings, businesses, and people are included as well as personal documents and documents concerning Schelp's work in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Durham County Library - North Carolina Collection
Reports from community organizations and individuals on negative effects of and alternatives to the freeway make up the bulk of the collection
St. Louis Public Library
The collection contains final papers written by English composition students at Meramec Community College during the summer of 1992. The papers were used for the Landmarks 7: St. Louis Neighborhoods project