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Introducing Brooklyn Historical Society STAFF PICKS, a new way to explore our awesome gift shop! Our gift shop has been open for a little over a year, featuring many items crafted right here in Brooklyn, as well as an array … Continue reading
If one were to ask you “what makes Brooklyn unique?” you may think of its diverse communities or its unique role in American history. But what about something as simple as bookmobiles? Since 1951 Brooklyn Public Library’s bookmobiles have been … Continue reading
Last week’s guest post was so well received, we thought we’d try it again this week. Today’s post is from Joseph Ditta, BHS friend, Reference Librarian at the New-York Historical Society, and born-and-bred Brooklynite. Joseph has a great new book … Continue reading
I can’t wait to read Brooklyn-born novelist and MacArthur fellow Paule Marshall‘s new memoir Triangular Road. In our Listening to Women seminar, we will be discussing the differences between oral histories, autobiographies, and memoirs – I’m curious what people think.