Photographer John D. Morrell was a former assistant librarian at Long Island Historical Society (now Brooklyn Historical Society) and provided detailed metadata with street names and locations of each photograph. If you’re interested in housing research, this collection is a great place to start. This collection is fully digitized and available online here.
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