|Title||James Wynne Collection|
|Scope & Content||
One document box contains 6 folders and 1 envelope.
Folder 1- Leonia Neighborhood Association application that includes aims and goals, Meadowlands development, proposed college, indoor tennis building.(1970-1972)
Folder 2- Public schools and proposed new high school, bios of candidates for school board, Citizens Committee for Educational Leadership, newspaper articles (1970-1971)
Folder 3- Second Sunday Concert Society list of subscribers, Don Wynne, President. (1974-1978)
Folder 4- Democratic Club campaign material (1971-1974)
Folder 5- Republican Association campaign material (1970-1974)
Folder 6- Traffic & regulated parking, glass recycling, Fort Lee Madonna Cemetery mausoleum proposal, Highwood Hills preservation (1970-1971)
Envelope 7- Photographs from democratic election of Peggy Munstermann, Joe Muzio, Richard Dean and George Tamaro all running for Borough council. (1973)
|Creator||James Wynne (1935-1994)|
|Collection||James Wynne Collection|
James Wynne Collection
Leonia Neighborhood Association
Leonia Retirement Housing Corp.
Second Sunday Concert Society
As chairman of the executive board of the Leonia Neighborhood Association, James Wynne collected material focusing on the many needs, problems and accomplishments of Leonia between 1970 and 1975. Some of those accomplishments include: preventing the widening of Fort Lee Road so as to reduce commercial traffic, an ordinance to prevent excessive sub-divisions of tract housing, high rise construction, and saving Highwood Hills from development. In addition Wynne was a founding member and first president of the Leonia Retirement Housing Corporation as well as president of the Second Sunday Concert Society.
James Wynne received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the City University of New York and went on to teach at York College of the City University of New York. He authored a textbook on statistics and was a member of the American Psychological Association.