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Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Fax: 718-222-3794

Phone: 718-222-4111

Repository URL: http://www.brooklynhistory.org/default/index.html External Link

Repository code: nyblhs

Repository description (CRHP): See the African American History Subject Guide at http://brooklynhistory.org/library/wp/research-guides/african-american-history-subject-guide/

Repository description (extant): The Brooklyn Historical Society connects the past to the present and makes the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, relevant and meaningful for today's diverse communities, and for generations to come.

Founded in 1863, the Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's extraordinary 400-year history. Located in Brooklyn Heights and housed in a magnificent landmark building designed by George Post and opened in 1881, today's BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement and community outreach.

Repository type: Local History Organization

Collections:

Arnie Goldwag Brooklyn Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) collection
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral history
Oral history collection

 

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