Tag Archives: West Indian

Through His Lens: The photographs of Theobald Wilson

In 2013, Brooklyn Historical Society acquired the photographs of Theobald Wilson, a commercial photographer who operated in Brooklyn from the late 20th to the early 21st centuries. These photographs, along with related records and photography equipment, are now open to … Continue reading

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Rites and Ceremonies of the Brooklyn African Diaspora

BHS is pleased to join the Brooklyn Arts Council in hosting a discussion panel featuring founders of annual events, ceremonies and rituals in Brooklyn, including Yolanda Lezama-Clark from the West Indian American Labor Day Parade, Brenda Grenne from the National … Continue reading

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