Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Joseph Sciorra papers, 1907-2006, bulk 1984-2006

Series I: R.I.P. Memorial Wall Art Project, 1985-2005

Series I contains research for Sciorra's book project and Bronx Museum of the Arts exhibition on memorial wall art and graffiti in New York City. It also includes newspaper clippings on violent crime, journal articles, notes on wall locations in New York and elsewhere, photographs, funding applications, interview transcripts, and conference correspondence. For audiocassette interviews related to these projects see Series III.

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Box 1 NY Times RAP Italiano, 2001-2002


Box 1 Newspaper Clippings, 2003-2005


Box 1 Graffiti -- Today, 1990-2001


Box 1 Commercialization of Graffiti, 1993-1997


Box 1 Anti-Graffiti, 1994-1996


Box 1 Miscellaneous Wall Info, undated


Box 1 Memorial Paintings in Newspapers, 1985-2001


Box 1 Memorials in the News: Special Photo Spreads,1990-1994


Box 1 Wall Forms, undated


Box 1 Memorials, 1992-1996


Box 1 Funerary Portraiture, 1984 1995-1997, 1984, 1995-1997


Box 1 New York City Death Markers (crosses, flowers, assemblages, etc.),, 1985-1997


Box 1 Memorial Shirts, 1992


Box 1 Memorials USA, 1993


Box 1 "Wild Shots,", 1990-1994


Box 1 Stop the Violence, 1991-1994


Box 1 Crown Heights Youth Collective, 1990-1992


Box 1 Violence and Machismo, 1992-1994


Box 1 Guns, 1992-1994


Box 1 Death Statistics, Black and Latino, 1990-1998


Box 1 Lecture Poster, 1997


Box 1 Index of Wall Information, 1991-1993


Box 1 Decline in Homocide (1994), 1995-1997


Box 1 J.B. O'Kane, 1994


Box 1 Historic Catholic Death Markers, 1990-1994


Box 1 Graffiti Memorials, 1987-1993


Box 1 Interviews, 1993


Box 1 Andre "Zone" Charles, 1991-1996


Box 1 Chico, 1987-2000


Box 1 Dragon, 1992-1994


Box 1 Frank Fischetti, undated


Box 1 Kingbee and Hector Gund, 1993


Box 1 Sien, 1994


Box 1 Vonce, undated


Box 1 Sammy, 1992


Box 1 Paco, 1993


Box 1 Per + Nomad, 1993-1995


Box 1 TATS CRU, 1993-2001


Box 1 Tracy, 1992-1994


Box 1 Saint Peter's in the Bronx/Moondog, 1989-1993


Box 1 Jenny & Evelyn, 1988


Box 1 Jeff Herman, 1989


Box 1 Yosef Hawkins Wall,1991


Box 1 All Saints Church Photo Center, 1993


Box 1 Happy Land -- Death Marker, 1991-1992


Box 1 Memorials in the News: The Albanian Boys, 1992


Box 1 Angur & Hell's Angels, 1990-1994


Box 1 Memorials in the News: "Dinky,", 1991-1992


Box 1 Livoti/Baez, 1995


Box 1 Memorabilias in the News: Jessica, 1990-1994


Box 1 Belmont Killing, 1992


Box 1 Memorials in the News: Hughie.1990


Box 1 Memorials in the News: Jose Garcia, 1992


Box 1 Memorials in the News: Brian Watkins, 1990


Box 1 Memorial Walls: Folklife Annual, 1990-1991


Box 1 Memorial Wall: Book, 1991-1992


Box 1 Memorial Grounds, 1997


Box 1 Memorial Walls Expo, 1992


Box 1 Video Funding, 1994-1995


Box 1 Bronx Museum, 1992-1994


Box 1 RIP Publicity, 1994-1995