Author Archives: Julie May

About Julie May

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

Photo of the Week: Ready or Not . . .

Labor Day is behind us.  Schools in New York City are well underway.  The Jewish High Holidays are around the corner.  This can mean nothing else (at least to me) except that Autumn is also upon us.  Chilly nights and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: She said, She said exhibition

It’s with great pleasure that I announce the opening of the exhibition She said, She said: Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold.  If you weren’t already aware, Lucille Gold generously donated a set … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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