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Flatbush + Main Episode 19: The Brooklyn Theatre Fire

In Episode 19 of Brooklyn Historical Society‚Äôs podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia examine an important but long-forgotten tragedy in Brooklyn’s past: the Brooklyn Theatre Fire of 1876, and discuss the Gilded Age, municipal reform, class relations, the culture of leisure, and the politics of memory in the 19th century – and today.

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