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bcc_hof_119aDate: 1960

Description: Electors at a dinner celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_119

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_112aDate: circa 1977

Description: Spanish translation of a tourist pamphlet for the Hall of Fame, which includes the name and brief description of all the busts in the Colonnade. Published as part of the American Revolution Bicentennial.

Identifier: bcc_hof_112

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_110Date: circa 1975

Description: Letter from the League of the Six Iroquois Nations to the Hall of Fame nominating Dekanawida for inclusion in the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_110

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_109Date: 1920

Description: Article in the Post-Standard newspaper about the nomination of Dekanawida to be represented in the Hall of Fame, dated May 5, 1920.

Identifier: bcc_hof_109

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_108aDate: 1977

Description: Letter from Marion Bradley Boise for nomination of John Skenandoah to be represented in the Hall of Fame, dated June 9, 1977. There is a further note included with the original letter dated June 10, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_108

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_107aDate: 1973

Description: Proposal for nomination form filled out by Chelan High School Honor Society for Chief Joseph, dated May 23, 1972.

Identifier: bcc_hof_107

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_106Date: 1935

Description: Article in The Morning Oregonian newspaper about the nomination of Sacajawea to the Hall of Fame, published on March 28, 1935.

Identifier: bcc_hof_106

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_105Date: circa 1945

Description: Letter from the Sacajawea Hall of Fame committee nominating Sacajawea to be represented in the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_105

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_104aDate: 1976

Description: Proposal for nomination form filled out by a fifth-grade school class for Sacagawea to be represented in the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_104

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_101aDate: 1925

Description: Letter to H.F.J. Porter, secretary of the National Engineering Museum Committee, about the use of the title “Hall of Fame”, dated January 30, 1925.

Identifier: bcc_hof_101

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_100Date: 1938

Description: Letter to Herman Weiss of the New York Times from attorney Ralph Folks regarding the use of the title “Hall O’ Fame” in a liquor advertisement.

Identifier: bcc_hof_100

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_099Date: 1977

Description: Letter to electors from director Jerry Grundfest regarding the end of Hall of Fame operations due to lack of budget, dated October 12, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_099

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_098aDate: 1983

Description: Letter and memo regarding theft of three bronze plaques from the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_098

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_096aDate: 1986

Description: Information packet for school teachers to use the Hall of Fame as an educational topic prepared by the American History Workshop for Bronx Community College.

Identifier: bcc_hof_096

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_095Date: 1976

Description: Advertisement for lecture series for bicentennial of the American Revolution, held in May, 1976. The series was entitled “The Unfinished American Revolution.”

Identifier: bcc_hof_095

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_094Date: 1922

Description: Printed note detailing changes to election rules made in 1922.

Identifier: bcc_hof_094

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_092aDate: 1900

Description: First version of the constitution of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans.

Identifier: bcc_hof_092

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_089Date: 1955

Description: Response from Bertha L. Lyons to a Mrs. James Henry Jackson regarding Mrs. Jackson’s nomination of Abigail Adams and the selection methods of the electors, dated March 11, 1955.

Identifier: bcc_hof_089

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_088Date: 1977

Description: Memo from Lenore Cooney to director Jerry Grundfest regarding offer by National Enquirer to gain control over Hall of Fame and relocate to Florida, dated June 1, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_088

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_087aDate: 1973

Description: Correspondence between Robert J. Kibbee, Chancellor of the City University of New York, and elector Robert Moses regarding his views on the future of the Hall of Fame, dated September 28 and October 2, 1973.

Identifier: bcc_hof_087

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_086Date: 1972

Description: Memo from elector Robert Moses to the lawyer Charles Preusse regarding possibility of moving the Hall of Fame, dated December 13, 1972.

Identifier: bcc_hof_086

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_085aDate: 1985

Description: Draft resolution for the New York University Senate for transferring ownership of the Hall of Fame busts to Bronx Community College

Identifier: bcc_hof_085

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_084Date: 1960

Description: Letters from Tennessee State Library and Archives Senior Archivist Mrs. Frank L. Owsley (Harriet Owsley) and author Lee Meriwether nominating Jefferson Davis to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, dated March 14 and May 14, 1960.

Identifier: bcc_hof_084

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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Date: 1973

Description: Agreement between New York University and Board of Higher Education regarding the sale of the University Heights campus and Hall of Fame ownership.

Identifier: bcc_hof_083

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_082aDate: 1985

Description: Agreement between New York University and the City University of New York to transfer ownership of Hall of Fame busts to the City University of New York (CUNY).

Identifier: bcc_hof_082

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_081aDate: 1977

Description: Letter from Tulsa Tribune editor Jenkin Lloyd Jones to director Jerry Grundfest about the possibility of moving the Hall of Fame with suggested locations, dated January 20, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_081

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_080aDate: 1973

Description: Article from New York Magazine about elector Robert Moses’ plans to move to the Hall of Fame out of the Bronx.

Identifier: bcc_hof_080

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_079Date: 1976

Description: Washington Square Daily News article about the end of New York University assistance to the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_079

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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Date: 1970

Description: Nomination blank for 1970 election

Identifier: bcc_hof_078

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_075aDate: 1901

Description: Excerpt from the book Mr. Dooley’s Opinions by Finley Peter Dunne which briefly mentions the first election.

Identifier: bcc_hof_075

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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Date: 1939

Description:  Pamphlet made to promote the Hall of Fame to visitors of the 1939 World’s Fair.

Identifier: bcc_hof_074

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_073Date: 1930

Description: Letter from former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge to Hall of Fame Director Robert Underwood Johnson about John Quincy Adams bust unveiling, dated April 18, 1930.

Identifier: bcc_hof_073

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_072aDate: 1976

Description: Letter from 13 year-old boy nominating Wyatt Earp to the Hall of Fame, dated January 15, 1976

Identifier: bcc_hof_072

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_071aDate: 1973

Description: Essay on the effect of the Committee of 21’s preliminary recommendations on 1965, 1970, and 1973 elections.

Identifier: bcc_hof_071

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_070Date: 1977

Description: Letter from Lenore Cooney to New York Senator John J. Marchi regarding possibility of moving the Hall of Fame to Snug Harbor dated May 20, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_070

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_069Date: 1977

Description: Letter from Lenore Cooney to Oren Lehman, Commissioner of the Office of Parks and Recreation, regarding the possibility of moving the Hall of Fame to Roosevelt Island, dated May 20, 1977.

Identifier: bcc_hof_069

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_067aDate: 1973

Description: Memo from elector Robert Moses to other electors about the future of the Hall of Fame, dated March 19, 1973.

Identifier: bcc_hof_067

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_066Date: 1973

Description: Article from the Washington Square Daily News regarding New York University and the City College of New York arranging for the joint care of the Hall of Fame published on October 18, 1973.

Identifier: bcc_hof_066

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_065Date: 1900

Description: Terms of a gift of money to New York University for the construction of the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_065

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_047aDate: 1976

Description: Jerry Grundfest being presented with a flag at the American Issues Forum hosted by the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_047

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_046aDate: 1976

Description: Jerry Grundfest at the American Issues Forum hosted by the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_046

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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Date: 1958

Description: Contact sheet with more photographs of schoolchildren at the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_43

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_042aDate: 1958

Description: Schoolchildren in the Hall of Fame colonnade as part of a school activity.

Identifier: bcc_hof_42

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_041aDate: 1958

Description: Schoolchildren in the Hall of Fame colonnade as part of a school activity.

Identifier: bcc_hof_42

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_040aDate: 1934

Description: Hall of Fame director Robert Underwood Johnson with the bust of Alexander Hamilton for Constitution Day activities.

Identifier: bcc_hof_40

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_026aDate: 1985

Description: Dr. Roscoe Brown and Bronx Community College students in front of the Hall of Fame for an appearance on the “Good Morning America” TV show.

Identifier: bcc_hof_26

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_025Date: circa 1960

Description: The Hall of Fame and Gould Memorial Library seen from the air.

Identifier: bcc_hof_25

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_007aDate: 1960

Description: Russian visitors are shown through the Hall of Fame by New York University faculty.

Identifier: bcc_hof_007

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_006aDate: circa 1950

Description: Faculty of New York University make ceremonial walk through the Hall of Fame in annual commencement exercises.

Identifier: bcc_hof_006

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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bcc_hof_004Date: 1938

Description: A bottle of whiskey with a label reading “Hall O’ Fame” and an image of busts in niches.

Identifier: bcc_hof_004

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

bcc_hof_001aDate: circa 1960Description: Students studying in the colonnade of the Hall of Fame.

Identifier: bcc_hof_001

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

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Date: circa 1948

Description: “Uncle Henry” Swain, who was a slave in his youth, places a wreath at the bust of Abraham Lincoln at the Hall of Fame as part of a campaign to raise funds for the construction of the Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial.

Identifier: bcc_hof_02

Theme: Issues of Representation

Rights: The images and information provided in this collection may not be reproduced in any form without permission from the Archives of Bronx Community College, City University of New York, except for “fair use” such as for educational use, as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for securing any necessary permissions rests with user.

 

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