Author Archives: Julie Golia

Julie Golia

About Julie Golia

Julie Golia is the Director of Public History at BHS and co-director of Students and Faculty in the Archives, BHS's landmark post-secondary educational program.

The Emancipation Proclamation: Copperheads Respond

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. The American political landscape was marked by many different and complicated factions during the Civil … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation – Abraham Lincoln Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. For 150 years, historians have debated Abraham Lincoln’s motivations, feelings, and beliefs about slavery and … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: A Kentucky Soldier Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. Most Americans think about the Civil War in terms of the Union north … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: Junius C. Morel Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. This week, BHS opens a major long-term exhibition, “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.” … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: Jefferson Davis Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. It should not surprise readers that the President of the Confederate States of … Continue reading

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