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The linked documents listed in the bibliography below have been digitized for on-line educational use pertaining to this project. Unlinked citations will be made available as they are digitized; in the meantime they may be used to guide visitors to library and archival resources.

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General Accounts

Freeman, Joshua B. Working-Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II. New York, NY: New Press, 2000. 272-283.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Goldman, Peter. 25 July 1977. "Heart of Darkness." Newsweek: 16-22.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]"Night of Terror." 25 July 1977. Time Magazine: 12-22.

Haberman, Clyde. 11 July 1997. "'77 Blackout: The Heart Of Darkness" New York Times: B1

Anthony Ramirez. 13 July 1997. "The Darkest Hours of a Dark Time." New York Times: 3.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Dwyer, Jim. 6 July 1997. 6 July 1997. "A Frenzy in Dreadful Darkness." New York Daily News: 2-3.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Will, George F. 25 July 1977. "Shock of Recognition." Newsweek: 80.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Mayer, Allan J. 25 July 1977. "Why It Happened." Newsweek: 27-29.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]"Why the Lights Went Out." 25 July 1977. Time Magazine: 24-25.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]"Can It Happen Elsewhere?" 25 July 1977. Time Magazine: 25-26.

Public Response (Looting)

Christiansen, Donald. ed. May 1975. "Spectral Lines: Society-Proof Design." IEEE Spectrum: 31.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Boeth, Richard. 25 July 1977. "The Plunderers." Newsweek: 23-27.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]"Night of Terror." 25 July 1977. Time Magazine: 12-22.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Curvin, Robert and Bruce Porter. 1979. Blackout Looting! New York City, July 13, 1977. New York: Gardner Press.

Genevie, Louis et. al. April 1987. "Predictors of Looting in Selected Neighborhoods of New York City During the Blackout of 1977." Sociology and Social Research, 71, #3: 228-231.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Axthelm, Pete. 25 July 1977. "A Walk on the Wild Side." Newsweek: 31.

Electric Utilities

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Feinstein, Jack. n.d. "Learning from Experiences: Case Study 1, 1977 Con Edison Blackout."

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Feinstein, Jack. n.d. "Lessons Learned from the 1977 Blackout: Case Study 1, Sequence of Events."

Wilson, G.L. and P. Zarakas. February 1978. "Anatomy of a Blackout: How's and Why's of the series of events that led to the shutdown of New York's power in July 1977." IEEE Spectrum: 39-46.

Con Edison. Public Information Department. 26 July 1977. "For Immediate release." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.

Con Edison. Public Information Department. nd1. "Backgrounder: July 13, 1977 Blackout." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.

Con Edison. Public Information Department. nd2. "Fact Sheet: Safeguards Built into Con Edison System since Blackout of 1977." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]United States Congress. House of Representatives. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. October 13, 1977. Serial No. 95-88. "The New York City Blackout of July 13, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1978 (Document 1 of 3.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]United States Congress. House of Representatives. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. October 13, 1977. Serial No. 95-88. "The New York City Blackout of July 13, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1978 (Document 2 of 3.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]United States Congress. House of Representatives. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. October 13, 1977. Serial No. 95-88. "The New York City Blackout of July 13, 1977."Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1978 (Document 3 of 3.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Clapp, Norman M. January 1978. "New York State Investigation of the New York City Blackout July 13, 1977." Unpublished Report. Courtesy of U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Library.

New York City. Special Commission of Inquiry into Energy Failures. 1 December 1977. "Report." Unpublished Report. Courtesy of U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Library.

Streeter, L.A., et. al. April 1983. "Acoustic and Perceptual Indicators of Emotional Stress." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 73: 1354-1360.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Department of Energy. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. June 1978. "The Con Edison Power Failure of July 13 and 14, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. (Document 1 of 4.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Department of Energy. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. June 1978. "The Con Edison Power Failure of July 13 and 14, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. (Document 2 of 4.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Department of Energy. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. June 1978. "The Con Edison Power Failure of July 13 and 14, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. (Document 3 of 4.)

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Department of Energy. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. June 1978. "The Con Edison Power Failure of July 13 and 14, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. (Document 4 of 4.)

Economy

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Congressional Research Service. Library of Congress. "The Cost of an Urban Blackout: The Consolodated Edison Blackout, July 13-14, 1977." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1978.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Nicholson, Tom. 25 July 1977. "The Impact." Newsweek: 29-30.

Sugarman, Robert. November 1978. "New York City's Blackout: A $350 Million Drain." IEEE Spectrum: 44-46.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Corwin, Jane L. and William T. Miles. July 1978. "Impact Assessment of the 1977 New York City Blackout." Palo Alto: Systems Control Inc. Typed ms. Prepared for Lester H. Fink, Div. of Electric Energy Systems, U.S. Department of Energy.

  

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