Tag Archives: Photography Collection

Photo of the Week: Autumn

Fall is officially here, and it happens to be my favorite time of year in Brooklyn. I love the crisp air, changing leaves, and the abundance of apple varieties. The photo of the week by Ralph Irving Lloyd is titled … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Typewriting Class

The photo of the week depicts a typewriting class in the Secretarial School at the Central Branch of the Young Women’s Christian Association of Brooklyn in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, around 1930. A note handwritten on the back … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: William Koch Glass Plate Negatives

One strength of Brooklyn Historical Society’s collections is the 19th century photographs. There are hundreds of photographs from this period that glimpse at Brooklyn’s pastoral past. The photo of the week by William Koch is one of my favorites from … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Packer Collegiate Institute

New York City Schools are back in session this week! Are you ready for another school year? The photo of the week depicts a chemistry classroom at Packer Collegiate Institute in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn taken in 1891. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: West Indian Carnival

Every year on Labor Day, the West Indian Carnival brings thousands of people to the streets of Brooklyn.  Activities begin on the Thursday before Labor Day and conclude on Monday with the parade on Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights … Continue reading

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