Tag Archives: photography

Photo of the Week: Urban Archive

Brooklyn Historical Society’s collections include more than 30,000 photographs—7,500 of which can be searched in our online image gallery. You can also view BHS’s photographic collections in a few other locations online: the Digital Public Library of America is a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: BLDG 77

Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Navy Yard have a thriving partnership leading student, teacher, and after school programs at BLDG 92 in Social Studies and STEM topics, including labor and industry, sustainability, and innovation. Since 2001, the BNY has undergone … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Dodgers

Tonight is Game Seven of the 2017 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros. The Dodgers have appeared in 19 World Series—9 in Brooklyn and 10 in Los Angeles. In 1957, fueled by financial and political … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Happy Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, we wanted to bring you one of the spookier photographs from our collections. The photo of the week is a portrait of two kids wearing Halloween costumes in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch at Grand Army Plaza

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch at Grand Army Plaza was unveiled 125 years ago on October 21, 1892 to commemorate those who fought with the Union troops during The Civil War. John H. Duncan won a $1,000 prize for the design … Continue reading

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