Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Photo of the Week: Shifting Perspectives

The photo of the week is a stereograph depicting men and women wading in the surf at Manhattan Beach. Stereographs are two nearly identical photographs that have been mounted on cardboard. When viewed through a stereoscope, a 3-D image appears. … Continue reading

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Flatbush + Main Episode 14: Malcolm X in Brooklyn

In Episode 14 of Brooklyn Historical Society’s podcast Flatbush + Main, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia reflect on Malcolm X’s enduring influence on the borough of Brooklyn.

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Photo of the Week: BHS Dumbo

The photo of the week depicts dockworkers on Furman Street in Brooklyn, hoisting and moving goods into a waterfront warehouse—once a ubiquitous sight in the early twentieth-century, when Brooklyn boasted one of the largest commercial waterfronts in the world. Today, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Happy Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, we bring you a mother-themed photo of the week. The photograph depicts women and children waiting for the Gates Avenue train car on Myrtle Avenue during a “Mothers’ Outing.” The closer you look, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Ambergill Falls

Now that spring is upon us, it’s the perfect time to explore Brooklyn’s green spaces. The photo of the week depicts Ambergill Falls located by Rock Arch Bridge in Prospect Park. This is one of several waterfalls that was designed … Continue reading

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