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Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association of Far Rockaway Inc. Records

Identifier: aql:15726

Description: The Beachside Bungalows Preservation Association of Far Rockaway Inc. (BBPA) was formed by Betzie Parker White of 197 Beach 24th Street; Roger White (at that time was Betzie's ex-husband) of 172 Beach 24th Street; and Carole Lewis of 168-A Beach 24th Street, 174-A, 187 and189 Beach 24th Streets in September 1984. Ms. White was the head or was titled the Chairman. Ms. White established the organization as a non-profit 501 (c) 3 on December 1988. Much of the records consist of Past-president Richard George’s and the BBPA’s activism to improve the quality of life in Far Rockaway through neighborhood improvement, preservation, education and cultural programs, primarily from Beach 24-27th Street. The records are in the form of artwork, correspondence, dvd’s, financial records, maps, newspaper clippings, photographs and posters to, from and about government agencies, politicians, civic leaders and neighbors. Correspondence to local politicians, board members, organizations are present in the collection.

Collection : aql:1619

Summary/Description : The Beachside Bungalows Preservation Association of Far Rockaway Inc. (BBPA) was formed by Betzie Parker White of 197 Beach 24th Street; Roger White (at that time was Betzie's ex-husband) of 172 Beach 24th Street; and Carole Lewis of 168-A Beach 24th Street, 174-A, 187 and189 Beach 24th Streets in September 1984. Ms. White was the head or was titled the Chairman. Ms. White established the organization as a non-profit 501 (c) 3 on December 1988. Much of the records consist of Past-president Richard George’s and the BBPA’s activism to improve the quality of life in Far Rockaway through neighborhood improvement, preservation, education and cultural programs, primarily from Beach 24-27th Street. The records are in the form of artwork, correspondence, dvd’s, financial records, maps, newspaper clippings, photographs and posters to, from and about government agencies, politicians, civic leaders and neighbors. Correspondence to local politicians, board members, organizations are present in the collection.

Identifier : aql:15726

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