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Center for Brooklyn History

Announcing the Center for Brooklyn History

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is now the Center for Brooklyn History at Brooklyn Public Library. By combining these institutions, the Center for Brooklyn History (CBH) becomes the most expansive collection of Brooklyn history in the world.

The Center will democratize access to Brooklyn’s history and be dedicated to expanding and diversifying representation of the history of the borough by unifying resources and expertise, and broadening reach and impact throughout Brooklyn and beyond.

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