This summer, with the help of two wonderful interns Naomi (Brooklyn College) and Amna (Stuyvesant High School), we have been cataloguing our oral history collection so soon visitors can search through and listen to our oral history interviews right in the library.
131 Miles and Countless Stories: Finding the Lost Histories of Brooklyn’s Waterfront
My goal was simple but elusive – to figure out exactly how many miles of coastline there were in the borough of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) Launches Oral History Portal
"I didn't know anything about that part of Brooklyn," remembers writer and filmmaker Nelson George, talking about the Brooklyn neighborhood...
Listen to This: Crown Heights Oral History collection now open to researchers
Titled Listen to This by the donor Alexandra Kelly, this oral history collection includes interview audio and summaries created and collected...