The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, New York
Repository URL: http://www.brooklynhistory.org/default/index.html
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
Oral history collection
Arnie Goldwag Brooklyn Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) collection
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation oral history