Photo of the Week: Season’s Greetings

[Holidays view 28], 1960 ca, 2006.001.1.138; Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings, ARC.116; Brooklyn Historical Society.

[Holidays view 28], 1960 ca, 2006.001.1.138; Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings, ARC.116; Brooklyn Historical Society.

We hope you are enjoying the holiday season and we wish you a joyful, bountiful New Year!

The photo of the week depicts a holiday display at the Williamsburgh Savings Bank around 1960 in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. This photograph comes from the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building photographs and architectural drawings collection comprised of photographs and drawings spanning the years 1888 to 2001 that primarily documents the design and construction of the now landmarked building at One Hanson Place. To see more photographs from this collection, check out this gallery.

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. library@brooklynhistory.org

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