Monthly Archives: November 2013

Photo of the Week: Happy Thanksgiving

The tables are set for the Mother’s Club Thanksgiving luncheon in the banquet hall of Emmanuel House, a community church organization associated with the nearby Emmanuel Baptist Church. Soon the mothers of girls in the Young Ladies Club and boys on … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Banana Peel

This is the second in a series of posts on the records of Brooklyn’s Corporation Counsel, which are currently being processed with funding provided by a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) “Hidden Collections” grant.  The records of Brooklyn’s … Continue reading

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Documenting Sandy: Photographer Highlight — Nathan Kensinger

In case you missed it, our Documenting Sandy exhibition is up in our 3rd floor gallery, exhibiting photographs taken by professionals and amateurs in the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  A couple times a month, we’re going to tell you … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: McKenney Street

Many of you may have spent some time on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, also referred to lovingly as the BQE, at some point in your life.  The traffic between Downtown Brooklyn and the Long Island Expressway is often befuddling and … Continue reading

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Storewide Sale on November 30th!

Exhibits are not the only curated space at Brooklyn Historical Society! Last month we unveiled our brand new store: a space dedicated to all things for and about the city’s most famous (and maybe even infamous) borough, Brooklyn! Explore our … Continue reading

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