Category Archives: Hidden Collections

Photo of the Week: Edna Huntington

Brooklyn Historical Society has a legacy of notable collection staff who work hard providing research assistance and enhancing our rich collections. We just passed National Library Week and thought it would be a good opportunity to draw your attention to … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Baseball

It’s officially spring, which also means the start of baseball season. The photo of the week depicts a portrait of a boys baseball club taken at the Emmanuel House in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, around 1910. Brooklyn played … Continue reading

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Happy Passover and Easter!

                        Tis the season of Easter and Passover celebrations! In recognition of both holidays we thought we’d bring you two photos this week. The photo on the left depicts … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Luna Park

In honor of Luna Park opening for the season last weekend, the photo of the week depicts children on the Scenic Railway amusement ride at Luna Park around 1930 in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn. The railway ride known … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Spring

Tuesday, March 20 marked the official first day of spring with promises of warmer, greener days ahead! With that in mind, the photo of the week depicts flowers of various colors behind a row of hedges in the Brooklyn Botanic … Continue reading

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