Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

In Memory of Elsie Richardson

  Elsie Richardson (1922-2012) was a Brooklyn leader, community organizer, and activist who lived in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. She was co-founder of the Central Brooklyn Coordinating Council and was essential in the creation of the first nonprofit community development corporation in … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Ebbets Field Rotunda

As spring awakens, so does baseball. This photograph comes from the Harry Kalmus collection and shows the rotunda entrance of Ebbets Field, the majestic Flatbush home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. It appears to be a slow business day for the … Continue reading

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