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“Views of Nassau County” now online!

Brooklyn Historical Society received a generous grant from Gerry Charitable Trust in 2015 to digitize and catalog seven scrapbooks from the Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks [Arc.308]. Eugene Armbruster was an amateur photographer and historian during the late 19th century … Continue reading

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Stories from Puerto Rico

Writing in 1975, Angelo Falcón, founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy and currently a professor at Columbia University, said: The more than century-old presence of a politically active Puerto Rican community in New York City has been curiously … Continue reading

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Lakota Oral History Found

Oral historians are always talking about the best way to archive and preserve oral history interviews.  At this moment in time, we’re all working to digitize interviews in our collections recorded on cassette tapes, since cassette tapes degrade and break … Continue reading

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