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131 Miles and Countless Stories: Finding the Lost Histories of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

Several years ago, in the thick of research and development for a Brooklyn Historical Society project about Brooklyn’s waterfront, I found myself calling a long list of New York City government phone numbers. My goal was simple but elusive – … Continue reading

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Collective History of LGBT Groups

Spreading the word about a good public history project: OutHistory, an educational website produced by CUNY’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies is collecting histories of LGBT Employee and Other Groups. Jonathan Ned Katz, director of OutHistory.org, says: We’d especially … Continue reading

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