Fish Parade & Arts Festival Oral History Project

Bronx Community College is proud to present the Fish Parade & Arts Festival Oral History Collection! The Fish Parade & Arts Festival is an annual procession through Hunts Point connecting the community to the Bronx River. Like shoaling fish, the community marches together in a family-friendly, vibrant celebration. The parade’s vibe combines activism, joy, and […]

Archival Collections Collections Special Collections

Ruth Bass Papers, 1939- 2011

The Ruth Bass Papers consists of 7.3 linear feet of correspondence, notes, annotated documents, academic work, books, promotional material for exhibitions, art criticism, periodicals and photographs (including slides). Documents span from her time as an undergraduate to her professional life in and out of Bronx Community College. A collection of ARTNews with Ruth Bass’s publications […]

Oral Histories

StoryBlock Oral History Collection

The Bronx Community College Archives & Special Collection is proud to archive the oral history project StoryBlock since 2015. StoryBlock is an oral history and visual community archive that celebrated the cultural richness of Kelly Street residents living in the Longwood section of the South Bronx.​ This project was commissioned by The Laundromat Project’s Create […]

Archival Collections

Marketing and Communications Department Photograph Collection, c.1985-2007

The BCC Marketing and Communication Department Photograph Collection consists of 8.5 linear feet of photographs that chronicle student life, staff and faculty events. This collection conveys an exciting snapshot of campus life. See the finding aid below. For access, please set up an appointment with the Head Archivist, Cynthia Tobar at