Material in the Burton family papers and photographs collection dates from 1870 to 1949 and includes 189 photographs of the Burton family. The photographs include William W. Burton, his wife Virginia Baptist Burton, their son and daughter-in-law Percival Burton and Josie E. Newcombe Burton, and the Newcombe family. Many of the photographs in this collection are contained in two albums. In addition to photographs, this collection includes manuscript materials including deeds, titles, mortgages, bonds, and family correspondence. To see more photographs from this collection, check out this gallery.
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Interested in seeing more photos from BHS’s collection? Visit our online image gallery, which includes a selection of our images. Interested in seeing even more historic Brooklyn images? Visit our Brooklyn Visual Heritage website here. To search BHS’s entire collection of images, archives, maps, and special collections visit BHS’s Othmer Library Wed-Sat, 1:00-5:00 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org