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Marcus Jones and Walter Little walk through the Grove Hall district of Roxbury
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[Grove Hall revitalization program]
Original Airdate: 9/20/1988

Length: 00:03:13
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that state and local officials have come through with funding for a multi-million dollar program to revitalize Grove Hall, which is Roxbury's business district. Jones notes that the area has experienced hard times since the late 1960s. Jones's report includes footage from a press conference to announce the revitalization program. Charles Yancey (Boston City Council) and Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) talk about the program to revitalize the district. Jones walks through district while conducting an interview with Walter Little (Executive Director, Neighborhood Development Association of Grove Hall). Little talks about the revitalization program and the development of the area. Little notes that there is a high concentration of subsidized housing in the area. Little talks about the history of the area, noting that the district once had a large Jewish population. Jones notes that the revitalization program will benefit current and future residents of the area. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of the Grove Hall district. This tape includes additional footage from Jones' interview with Little while walking through the Grove Hall District.

Contributor : Director
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6016   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102960 
VHS cassette 103081 
Betacam cassette 79529 
digital betacam cassette 105163 

Subject : Keywords
African American neighborhoods
City planning

Subject : Personal Names
Flynn, Raymond
Jones, Marcus
Little, Walter
Yancey, Charles

Subject : Geographic Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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