Tag Archives: immigration

Caribbean Immigrants in Brooklyn: an American story

Brooklyn Historical Society has partnered with over a dozen Brooklyn schools in the past decade to implement Cultural Afterschool Adventures (CASA) programs in partnership with NYC Council Members. In the Young Scholars program, our educators meet with a group of … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Education, Library & Archives | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Education at BHS: CASA/Young Curators at P.S. 276

The Young Curators is an after-school program led by Brooklyn Historical Society educators guiding students through a themed investigation of their school’s neighborhood using primary sources from BHS’s collection and other resources. Based upon their given theme, (i.e. Colonial Brooklyn … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The “Figurative Border”

  One of the unique challenges that came with curating the exhibit Living and Learning: Chinese Immigration, Restriction & Community in Brooklyn, 1850 to Present, was attempting to show how immigration law pervaded everyday life for the Chinese community in … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions | Tagged , , | 1 Comment