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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Harry Kalmus

Harry Kalmus (1924-1987) was born and raised in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York. After serving in World War II, he returned to Brooklyn and began his career as a commercial photographer. In addition to contract work for businesses … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Science stuff

Over the weekend, I went to the Maker Faire on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science in Corona, Queens.  I was overwhelmed by the many booths manned by techy scientists, but also pleasantly reminded of the experimenting … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Who’s your Valentine?

In case you forgot, Valentine’s Day is once again upon us.  This week’s photograph is just your pleasant reminder to run out for the last box of chocolates or diamond delicacy because tomorrow might be as hectic as Tax Day, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: It’s the Great Pumpkin!

Happy Halloween, Brooklyn!  Another great photograph from one of our favorites, Harry Kalmus.  This color slide is from his series of personal and family photographs and likely captures his children about to venture out in search of candy from the … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Couple at Prospect Park

Harry Kalmus was a Brooklyn-born photographer who grew up in the neighborhood of East New York. After serving in World War II, he returned to Brooklyn to become a professional photographer. He was a photographer for a Manhattan advertising agency … Continue reading

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