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Learning from the Park Slope Oral History Project

The Park Slope Civic Council’s Civic News has just published a piece about its collaboration with UMP, the Secondary School for Research and the Old Stone House around interviewing Park Slope “old-timers.” Students from the school will be transcribing and editing the interviews to post on the Civic Council and Brooklyn Historical Society web sites, […]

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Urban Memory Project joins Youth Intiative

The Urban Memory Project (UMP) has been invited to participate in a Youth Initiative conference in April, 2008. Youth from across the country will convene in NYC to discuss issues of urban planning and the future of cities. Urban Memory Project students from across Brooklyn will give voice to their ideas and opinions in a […]

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Feb. 2, 2008: Lost in Transition Curator Walk-through

Ain Gordon and Rebecca Krucoff will host a curator walk-through and discussion about their current exhibition Lost in Transition at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Joining them will be teachers and students from several Urban Memory Project schools as well as photographer and author Vincent Cianni. For more information, contact the Brooklyn Historical Society: www.brooklynhistory.org

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2008 Urban Memory Exhibit

In January of 2008, the Brooklyn Historical Society will be exhibiting student work from the Urban Memory Project in an exhibition entitled: “Lost in Transition: South Brooklyn, Williamsburg and Coney Island” to run through April 2008.

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