Community History Groups
6 listed for: A - D
Broad Channel Historical Society
To preserve the history of the community of Broad Channel
Bronx African-American History Project
There are now over a half million people of African descent living in the Bronx, well over a third of the Bronx's population. Blacks have been an integral part of the history of the Bronx since colonial times, have contributed greatly to the borough's cultural and political history, and have recently played a major role in the borough's revitalization, but there has been almost nothing written about this large and diverse population other than isolated passages in books about the burning of the...
Center for Jewish History
A research center that also offers public programs, resources for teachers and educators, and more.
City Lore was founded in 1986 to produce programs and publications that convey the richness of New York City's cultural heritage. Increasingly our many efforts embrace national audiences as well.
Day Break B'hoys
A living history group composed of long-time Civil War re-enactors who wish to portray the denizens of Five POints, the Bowery and the waterfront during the 1850s and 60s. We also portray New York regiments at military re-enactments that had their origins
Douglaston/Little Neck Historical Society
1. Creation of New York City Landmark Districts
The Society has already obtained New York City Landmark District status for Douglas Manor (1906) and seeking this same status for Douglaston Hill (1853). Douglaston Hill was named to the National