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"My North Philly" project interviews


Held at: Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Contact Us]1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

This collection consists of interview print-outs, consent forms, audio cassette tapes, and digital files from a Mural Arts program entitled "My North Philly project," which highlighted diverse groups of people from North Philadelphia neighborhoods through murals, a book, and a collection of oral histories. There are 38 audio cassettes that contain interviews and discussions captured between 2005 and 2007. There are also five folders of transcripts and notes on paper and one 3.5” floppy disc and one compact disc of transcriptions, translations, oral histories, and field notes.

Gift of Mural Arts Philadelphia, 2011.

Accession number 2011.007.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Cary Hutto.
Finding Aid Date
; 2017.
Processing made possible by a generous donation from the Young Friends of HSP.
Use Restrictions

While HSP can accomdate patrons wishing to listen to the cassette tapes, we ask that all users consult the interview transcripts first. Please see a librarian for access to the original tapes.

Because they contain personal information, the original consent forms in Box 1, Folder 6 are closed to researchers until January 1, 2092. Use copies have been made of all the forms, and they are available in Box 1, Folder 5.

Collection Inventory

Project description, computer disc, CD, circa 2007.
Box 1 Folder 1
Interview transcripts and field notes, 2005.
Box 1 Folder 2
Interview transcripts and field notes, 2006.
Box 1 Folder 3
Interview transcripts and field notes, 2007.
Box 1 Folder 4
Release forms [open], 2005-2007.
Box 1 Folder 5
Release forms [closed].
Box 1 Folder 6
Recordings of interviews on cassette tapes, 2005-2007.
Box 2
Recordings of interviews on cassette tapes, 2005-2007.
Box 3
Recordings of interviews on cassette tapes, 2005-2007.
Box 4

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