Browse Collections (18 total)

The Originals: Returning to Morrisania


Contributors: Wanda McAllister, Anna Marks

Family Business and Business Family


Objects, places, actions, and spaces that are special to Adrienne's life

Contributors: Stacie MacDonald

Maria and Yolanda Caban


Maria and Yolanda Caban are Bronx natives. The sisters recount their experiences living in the Melrose Projects as well as the first hand changes…

Contributors: Maria Caban, Yolanda Caban

Elissa Carmona

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Elissa Carmona unpacks the history and culture of the Melrose area using her first-hand experiences, grant-writing research, and thoughtful hindsight.

Contributors: Maria Polzin

Mike Abner


Collaborate or Collapse


An examination of the creative and collaborative culture of the Bronx, and how it allowed for the formation of todays more popular genres of music -…

Contributors: Tariq Snare

Tony Dalton's Mott Haven


Contributors: Justin Lanier

Danny Barber, the Sergeant


This piece is about how the Salvation Army has grown throughout the nation, and has had a major influence on Daniel Barber's life.

Contributors: Rahni Davis

Sister Patrice Owens


Sam Marquez


Sam Marquez is a retired firefighter, who joined Melrose's Engine 41 in the early 70's and served for over 20 years, most notably through the "Bronx…

Contributors: Brandon Cris, Sam Marquez