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Edward Knoblauch <[log in to unmask]>
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Edward Knoblauch <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 11 May 1999 20:17:56 -0400
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Dear list members,

I received this inquiry today. Since my expertise, if any, runs more to the
18th century rather than current events (i.e., anything since Jefferson
became president) I hoped that someone here might be able to help.

Edward Knoblauch
Webmaster, New York History Net

----- Original Message -----
From: Crystal Renee Zeh <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 1999 4:43 PM
Subject: New York City's Neighborhood Mobilzation

> Dear Mr. Knoblauch,
> I am graduate student at the University of Michigan School of Information
> and I am writing to you in the hope that you will be able to point me in
> the direction of some information (webbased or print or perhaps other
> people who might know of some more information trails) about the
> 1950s and 1960s (?) mobilzation of the the New York City neighborhoods.
> Myself, several fellow graduate students and a professor here at UM are
> developing a methodology for implementing small block clubs across a
> large geographical area. At present, our knowledge of the New York
> movement, which was one of the first and the largest neighborhood
> movements, is limited, but we would very much like to learn more about the
> levels of participation in the neighborhood associations, and the
> strategies used by the organizers.
> I happened across New York History Net in my travels on the web, and
> saw your address listed on the site, and also that you were an expert in
> the field of new York's social and political history. I hope that your
> field of expertise intersects with our query. Your help would be much
> appreciated. Thank you very much.
> Sincerely,
> Crystal Zeh