Levittown Collection of Stewart Bird

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Title

Levittown Collection of Stewart Bird

Description

The Levittown Collection of Stewart Bird at Hofstra University Special Collections is comprised of documents and VHS video images used in research for Stewart Bird's documentary "Building the American Dream: about Levittown, Long Island, New York. Bird's documentary was produced for Cablevision TV. There are also materials relating to Levittown, Pennsylvania.

The collection contains 26 video tapes and one reel-to-reel audio tape. There are also documents including video logs and transcripts, which correspond to the tapes. The content includes images of Levittown throughout the years, interviews, and notes about editing. A list of video tapes is available in each box.

Documents in the collection include clippings, correspondence, publications, records, and video-related documents.

Creator

J. Boucher

Publisher

Hofstra University Library Special Collections

Date

1944-2003 (bulk dates: 1992-1994)

Contributor

Michael Curtis

Rights

Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Coverage

Levittown, NY
Levittown, PA

Items in the Levittown Collection of Stewart Bird Collection

William, Abraham, and Alfred Levitt
A photograph of William Levitt, Abraham Levitt, and Alfred Levitt. Photo caption reads "Levitt & Sons: William Levitt (left) with his father, Abraham, and his brother, Alfred, in 1947"

Lease Agreement for Levitt Home p. 1
The first page of a lease agreement for a Levittown home with covenants the tenant agreed to abide by during his occupancy of the home.

Lease Agreement for Levitt Home p. 2
The second page of a lease agreement for a Levittown home with covenants the tenant agreed to abide by during his occupancy of the home.

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