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Jamaal Bowman Campaign Collection, 2020

Information, Description, and Finding Aid

Collection Information

Reference: MS-BOWMAN.1

Dates: 2020

Physical extent: 0.08 linear ft. across 1 archival box

Digital extent: 43.6 MB

Finding Aid Information

Creator(s): Steven Payne, Ph.D., Librarian and Archivist

Date created/updated: October 5, 2021

Biography

Jamaal Bowman was elected to New York's 16th U.S. congressional district, which contains parts of the northern Bronx and southern Westchester County, in November 2020 and began serving his first term in 2021. Prior to entering politics, Bowman's professional background was in education. He beat 16-term incumbent, Elliot Engel, in the New York State Democratic Party primary in June 2020.

Description/Scope and Content

The collection contains campaign material from Jamaal Bowman's Democratic Primary campaign in June 2020 and his general election campaign in Fall 2020. It also contains photographs of Jamaal Bowman's campaign staff and examples of "dog whistle" campaign material from the incumbent, Elliot Engel.

Provenance

This collection was donated in July 2021 by Bianca Guerrero, field director for Bowman for Congress, June–November 2020.

Preferred Citation

[Item name or description,] Jamaal Bowman campaign collection, box _, folder _, The Bronx County Archives at The Bronx County Historical Society Research Library.

Points of Access

  • Individuals -- Bowman, Jamaal -- Engel, Elliot
  • Police abolition and reform
  • Politics and political parties, The Bronx, New York -- Democratic Party -- Democratic Socialists of America (D.S.A.) -- Dog whistle politics -- Justice Democrats -- Our Revolution

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Series

Series Title Box Folders
1 Campaign material 1 1–127

Container List

Series 1: Campaign Material

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

1

1

Bowman, Jamaal, June Primary campaign

June 2020

1

2

Bowman, Jamaal, General Election campaign

November 2020

1

3

Engel, Elliot, June Primary campaign, examples of dog-whistle politics

June 2020

Born Digital Materials

Digital ID

Contents

Date
MS-BOWMAN-BD001.001.001–58

Photographs from Jamaal Bowman Democratic Primary campaign

June 2020