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Collection Details


Collection Name: Independence National Historical Park Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/park.html
Dates Spanned: 1970-1970
Description: The story of the Independence Hall Association from 1942 and the development of Independence National Historical Park are recounted by those who played the major parts. Accounts of the ensuing urban redevelopment, and of historical preservation and restoration in Philadelphia explore the legal, financial, architectural, and procedural problems and how they were surmounted. Park historians and superintendents describe the role of the National Park Service. 574 pp.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 17
Interviews: [17 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Parks and Reserves; Environment
ASP Subjects: Community; Community development, Urban; National parks and reserves; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; U.S. National Park Service; United States
Other Subjects: Urban development
Collection Code: OHC0000848