Author Archives: Julie May

About Julie May

I am the Head of Collection Management at Brooklyn Historical Society.

Documenting Sandy: Photographer Highlight — Robin Michals

Our Documenting Sandy exhibition is up in our 3rd floor gallery, featuring photographs by professionals and amateurs during the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  This is the third installment of our photographer highlight series. In it, we tell you more about the photographers … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Documenting Sandy: Photographer Highlight — Nick Lakiotes

Our Documenting Sandy exhibition is up in our 3rd floor gallery, featuring photographs by professionals and amateurs during the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  This is the second installment of our photographer highlight series. In it, we tell you more about the photographers … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Photo of the Week: Ansonia Clock Company

This week’s Photo of the Week is inspired by a researcher visit.  A Brooklyn resident and his parents stopped by the library with a story about their grandmother clock.  It lived in various homes throughout the United Kingdom before he … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Photo of the Week: Happy New Year

Perhaps some of you are enjoying the quiet wee hours before the partiers shake themselves from heavy sleep.  As I write this, I’m thinking about how odd this holiday season has been in terms of weather.  The snow covering the … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Documenting Sandy: Photographer Highlight — Nathan Kensinger

In case you missed it, our Documenting Sandy exhibition is up in our 3rd floor gallery, exhibiting photographs taken by professionals and amateurs in the devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  A couple times a month, we’re going to tell you … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Library & Archives | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off