The photo of the week depicts the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers team featuring Jackie Robinson (second row, third player in from the left). Learn more about Robinson’s life, his impressive career with the Dodgers, and his dedication to activism by visiting the engaging exhibition on display until June 17. The exhibition features an array of archival materials, photography, programs, and memorabilia.
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