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Coming at the Center for Brooklyn History: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

The Center for Brooklyn History (formerly the Brooklyn Historical Society) is presenting free, virtual programs about topics of historical interest. On Wednesday, September 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, Jeffrey I. Richman, author of Building the Brooklyn Bridge 1869-1883 will present “a visual feast of 19th century photographs, illustrations, engineering drawings, and stereographs that bring […]

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Coming at Center for Brooklyn History

Tomorrow evening, Tuesday, June 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 the Center for Brooklyn History will present a virtual event, Representing Brooklyn: The Life and work of Major Owens, that tells of the life and accomplishments of a Black man from Brooklyn who started his career as a librarian and later became a State Senator and, […]

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Coming Virtual Events from the Center for Brooklyn History

The Center for Brooklyn History, formerly the Brooklyn Historical Society (located at the corner of Pierrepont and Clinton streets) is presenting a number of free virtual discussions among panels of distinguished educators, writers, and activists on a variety of topics, including feminism and race, how signage affects our perceptions of communities and businesses, and how […]

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Center for Brooklyn History Presents Discussion on Authoritarianism Wednesday

This Wednesday evening, January 13 at 6:30 p.m. the Center for Brooklyn History, formerly the Brooklyn Historical Society, will present a free on-line discussion between Ruth Ben-Ghiat, author of Strongmen – Authoritarians from Mussolini to the Present, and New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik, on the timely topic “The Authoritarian’s Playbook.” There are more details, […]

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Public Programs and Exhibit at Center for Brooklyn History, formerly Brooklyn Historical Society

Yes, the Brooklyn Historical Society is now the Center for Brooklyn History, part of the Brooklyn Public Library system. While the Center’s building remains closed to the public during the pandemic, it presents on line events and exhibitions, all free of charge. Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10) starting at 6:00 p.m. the Center, in honor of […]

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