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Through His Lens: The photographs of Theobald Wilson

In 2013, Brooklyn Historical Society acquired the photographs of Theobald Wilson, a commercial photographer who operated in Brooklyn from the late 20th to the early 21st centuries. These photographs, along with related records and photography equipment, are now open to … Continue reading

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The Frank J. Trezza Brooklyn Navy Yard Collection

  The origins of the Brooklyn Navy Yard (officially known as the New York Naval Shipyard) date back to1801, when the United States Navy acquired what had previously been a small, privately owned shipyard in order to construct naval vessels. … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Flatbush Branch of The Woman’s Needlework Guild

The Woman’s Needlework Guild was a charitable organization founded near Dorchester, England by Lady Wolverton in 1883, the aim of which was to make and provide new garments and articles of clothing for hospitals and other nonprofit institutions. The organization … Continue reading

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