Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Kodachrome

From the desk of Tess Wagman, Exhibition Laboratory high school student: Kodachrome, the slide film immortalized by the lyrics of Paul Simon, began production in 1935. The vivid colors of the images are unique to the process. In 2009, Kodak … Continue reading

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Ex Lab 2012: Get Ready to Say Cheese!

I’m pleased to introduce a guest post by new-bloggers, David Estevez and Crystal Lau.  David and Crystal are both students at Brooklyn Technical High School and part of BHS’s Exhibition Laboratory (or “Ex Lab”) after-school museum studies program.  The Ex … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Memorial Day Parade, May 26, 1899

This photograph from the 141 Quincy Street photography album documents the furnishings, architectural features, and home life of a Bedford-Stuyvesant family in the late 1890s. This photograph captures a parade through the neighborhood on Memorial Day weekend in 1899. It … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Music Pavilion, ca.1880

This stereoscopic photograph shows a crowd watching a performance at an outdoor stage in Brighton Beach. The various resorts on Coney Island were home to many musical performances and other amusements. Anton Seidl conducted at this venue fourteen times per … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Ladies Cycling, ca. 1915

From the desk of Julie May, Photo Archivist: For the past couple years, I have commandeered a May blog post or Photo of the Week to exhibit my love of bicycles – both as an activity and as an interesting … Continue reading

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