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Kurt Landsberger Collection

Identifier: MG Landsberger-(Main)
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection relates to the Save the Mountain organization which Landsberger founded in 1981. Save the Mountain was established by local citizens to fight to save Kips Castle on First Mountain in Verona and Montclair, NJ. Initially, they were unsuccessful in convincing county or municipality to obtain the property for public use. As Essex County moved to sell its former institutions (Overbrook Hospital, Essex Mountain Sanatorium, and the Jail Annex) in Cedar Grove, Verona,...
Dates: 1977 - 2010

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