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Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. Collection, 1973-1981Save to your list.

ID: URB/PRI

Primary Creator: Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. (1973-1981)

Extent: 4.15 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series I: Administrative Records, 1978-1981

Series II: Financial Records, 1978-1981

Series III: Correspondence and Memoranda, 1978-1981

Series IV: Subject Files, 1974-1981

Series V: Publications, 1973-1980

Series VI: Photographic Material, 1974, 1978-1979

Date Acquired: 07/13/1981

Subjects: Pacoima Revitalization, Inc.

Forms of Material: Audio recordings, Paper records, Photographic material

Languages: English

Abstract

In 1978, a social service agency, Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. (PRI) was created by Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Ronka as a non-profit public corporation to help revitalize the City of Pacoima, California. The Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. Collection documents the organization's historical development and depicts the various activities of PRI within the community.

Biographical Note

In 1978, a social service agency, Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. (PRI) was created by Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Ronka as a non-profit public corporation to help revitalize the City of Pacoima, California. PRI was funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Department of the City of Los Angeles. The goals of the organization were: to arrange rehabilitation loans for housing, provide capital improvement monies, enhance commercial services and new employment opportunities, plant trees along main boulevards, sponsor graffiti removal, foster industrial development and community pride. Acting as a resource center for the City of Pacoima, PRI services were free of charge to local businessmen and community citizens. PRI's Board of Directors was made up of community members appointed by Councilman Ronka. The organization closed its doors in July 1981.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Pacoima Revitalization, Inc. Collection describes the organization's historical development and depicts the various activities of PRI within the community. Included in the papers are articles of incorporation, audit reports, by-laws, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, project proposals, published articles, pamphlets and reports. The PRI collection is especially insightful for research on urban redevelopment and community pride. It has been arranged in six series: Administrative Records (1978-1981), Financial Records (1978-1981), Correspondence and Memoranda (1978-1981), Subject Files (1974-1981), Publications (1973-1980), and Photographic Material (1974, 1978-1979).

Series I, Administrative Records, consists of agendas, articles of incorporation, audit reports, by-laws, minutes, news releases, reports and related papers. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Series II, Financial Records, consists of accounts payable and receivable, bank documents, invoices, request for funds, tax and insurance documents. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Series III, Correspondence and Memoranda, consists of correspondence with banks, board members, community and national organizations, and in-house memoranda. The files are arranged in alphabetical order and chronological within individual file folders.

Series IV, Subject Files, consists of materials collected or written by PRI that represent the operation of the organization. Included in the records are agreements, correspondence, flyers, forms, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, proposals and reports. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Series V, Publications, contains published brochures, bulletins, newsletters, monthly reports and related printed documents collected by PRI in reference to their activities. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Series VI, Photographic Material, includes 140 color 35mm Slides.

Subject/Index Terms

Pacoima Revitalization, Inc.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: George Copans

Original/Copies Note: Digital reproductions of selected items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the San Fernando Valley History Digital Library. For more information please see https://digital-library.csun.edu/.

Related Materials:

Elmer M. Sanders Collection

Industrial Association of the San Fernando Valley Collection

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Teena Stern and Mildred Thomas, 1981

Finding Aid Revision History:

Special Collections and Archives staff, 1986 and 2011

Holli Teltoe, 2014


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[Series II: Financial Records, 1978-1981]
[Series III: Correspondence and Memoranda, 1978-1981]
[Series IV: Subject Files, 1974-1981]
[Series V: Publications, 1973-1980]
[Series VI: Photographic Material, 1974, 1978-1979],
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Series IV: Subject Files, 1974-1981Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Folder 1: Ad Hoc Clean-Up Campaign: correspondence, memoranda, proposal, reports, 1979Save to your list.
Folder 2: Ad Hoc Clean-Up Campaign: correspondence, flyers, March, September 1980Save to your list.
Folder 3: Area Maps: land use, January 1974, September 1978Save to your list.
Folder 4: California Housing Advisory Services: grant proposal, related records, September-October 1980Save to your list.
Folder 5: Commercial Area Revitalization Effort Program: pamphlet, profile, proposal, ca. 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 6: Community Development Block Grant: minutes, organization profile, proposal, 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 7: Community Development Department: agreement, 1981Save to your list.
Folder 8: Community Development Department: project phase-out procedures, ca. 1981Save to your list.
Folder 9: Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: act, proposals, reports, 1978-1980Save to your list.
Folder 10: Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: act, proposals, reports, 1978-1980Save to your list.
Folder 11: Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: act, proposals, reports, 1978-1980Save to your list.
Folder 12: Feasibility Study: report, 1976 November 10Save to your list.
Folder 13: Grants, Housing and Community Development Committee: minutes, February-March 1981Save to your list.
Folder 14: Home Improvement Program: plan, 1979 March 29Save to your list.
Folder 15: Industrial Solicitation: lists of firms, ca. 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 16: Local Development Company: correspondence, minutes, reports, tax forms, 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 17: Local Development Company: correspondence, minutes, reports, tax forms, 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 18: Miralles Associates, Inc.: architecture and planning agreement, October 1980Save to your list.
Folder 19: National Center for Appropriate Technology: correspondence, pamphlet, proposal form, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Folder 20: National Consumer Cooperative Bank: correspondence, memorandum, October 1980, March 1981Save to your list.
Folder 21: National Hispanic Coalition for Better Housing: correspondence, monthly report, pamphlet, 1979, 1981Save to your list.
Folder 22: National Urban Coalition: correspondence, newsletter, reports, 1979Save to your list.
Folder 23: National Urban Coalition: fiscal year 1981 budget deliberation, 1980 March 31Save to your list.
Folder 24: National Urban Coalition: correspondence, proposal, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 25: National Urban Coalition: "Pacoima A Community of Los Angeles, CA", July 1980Save to your list.
Folder 26: Nation Urban Coalition: memorandum of agreement, 1981 January 23Save to your list.
Folder 27: Newsclippings: general, 1977, 1979Save to your list.
Folder 28: Newsclippings: general, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 29: Newsclippings: general, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 30: Newsclippings: general, 1981Save to your list.
Box 5Save to your list.
Folder 1: Newsletters: general, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 2: New Releases: Ronka, Bob, 1979-1981Save to your list.
Folder 3: Pacoima Development Seminar: packet handouts, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Folder 4: Pacoima Neighborhood: report, 1980 January 28Save to your list.
Folder 5: Redesignation Study: report, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 6: Residential Hotels: reportsSave to your list.
Folder 7: Script of Slide Presentation on Pacoima, CA, 1981Save to your list.
Folder 8: Sun Valley: "In-Migration of Chicanos and Mexicans," concept paperSave to your list.
Folder 10: Tree Planting Project: newsletters, news releases, proposal, service agreement, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Folder 11: TRW Credit Data: membership application, service agreement, 1981Save to your list.
Folder 12: Utilitarian Lights: correspondence, form letter, memorandum, 1979-February 1980Save to your list.
Folder 14: Zoning Matters: public hearing notices, zone change requests, 1979, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 13: Zoning Matters: comprehensive report [in Spanish], August 1978Save to your list.
Folder 15: Zoning Matters: public hearing notices, zone change requests, 1979, 1980Save to your list.
Folder 9: Tree Planting Project: newsletters, news releases, proposal, service agreement, 1979-1980Save to your list.

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[Series VI: Photographic Material, 1974, 1978-1979],
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