Monthly Archives: February 2010


Well, this is just awesome: Here are two videos of the band Saffire playing at BHS for the Make Music New  York festival last spring.  Saffire is an all-girl rock band from Nyack, New York — two sets of multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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Ebbets Field Oral History project

Do you have a story to share about Ebbets Field? The Brooklyn Historical Society invites you to share your experiences of Ebbets Field and your memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers. This is an exclusive opportunity to share your story and … Continue reading

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Oh the weather outside is frightful

In honor of all the snowpocalypse and snowmageddon talk I’ve been hearing for the past few days, and my really rather lovely snowy walk in to work this morning, I thought I’d post a few pictures of snowy Brooklyn in … Continue reading

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Oral History Seminar

Virginia Woolf and Dame Ethel Smyth; photo courtesy of NYPL Digital Gallery Listening to Women: Documenting Women’s Lives through Oral History a six week non-credit course at BHS The Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian Sady Sullivan leads a seminar this … Continue reading

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Brooklynite Howard Zinn

In memory of Howard Zinn (1922-2010) and in appreciation of his life’s work, the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation would like to share these excerpts from an interview we conducted with Howard Zinn on December … Continue reading

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