Monthly Archives: December 2013

Photo of the Week: Merry Christmas

This photo was taken during a 1973 Christmas party at 22 Cambridge Place, a brownstone in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, and donated to BHS as part of a collection of photographs by Sarah Anesta Samuel, the woman standing … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: The New York Times and Martin Delany Respond

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. The Emancipation Proclamation was considered the most radical of the Union’s war initiatives, not in … Continue reading

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BHS December Staff Pick: Left Field Cards

Name: Lindsay Palmer Vint Role at BHS: Retail Coordinator Pick of the month: ANYTHING by Left Field Cards! This week we started carrying a line of hip, playful baseball inspired cards and gifts by Greenpoint, BK designer Amelie Mancini. Each card … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers from the BHS Museum Store!

We’ve got your stocking stuffers: whimsical products from Brooklyn artist and illustrator, Claudia Pearson!  Celebrate Brooklyn culture with this unique line of tea towels, calendars, aprons and notecards that feature iconic images, locations, people and foods of Brooklyn.  The 2014 … Continue reading

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Great Gift Ideas from the BHS Museum Store!

Still looking for a unique holiday gift for HIM? We have the perfect gift.  Come by and shop our unique selection of products made by the Brooklyn Brewery! We carry The Beer Soap Shaving Kit, made with Chocolate Stout ($18), … Continue reading

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