Author Archives: Samantha Gibson

Teens Explore History & Innovation at the Navy Yard

Once again, I’m pleased to introduce a guest post by Fall Education Intern, Stephanie Krom.  Stephanie is a student in the NYU Archives and Public History MA program.  This semester in the Education Department, Stephanie has worked with K-12 students … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Kodachrome

From the desk of Tess Wagman, Exhibition Laboratory high school student: Kodachrome, the slide film immortalized by the lyrics of Paul Simon, began production in 1935. The vivid colors of the images are unique to the process. In 2009, Kodak … Continue reading

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Ex Lab 2012: Get Ready to Say Cheese!

I’m pleased to introduce a guest post by new-bloggers, David Estevez and Crystal Lau.  David and Crystal are both students at Brooklyn Technical High School and part of BHS’s Exhibition Laboratory (or “Ex Lab”) after-school museum studies program.  The Ex … Continue reading

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Research, Writing, and Art: P.S. 312’s Fourth Graders Curate a History of Bergen Beach

Along with Educator Emily Gallagher, BHS Educator Alex Tronolone is working closely with a team of “young curators” at P.S. 312 to uncover the history of their Bergen Beach neighborhood this spring.  The work the students create will ultimately go … Continue reading

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“Young Curators” at P.S. 276 Dig Into Canarsie’s History

This spring, students from P.S. 276 are working with Educator Emily Gallagher to uncover the history of their neighborhood, Canarsie, through BHS’s after-school program “Young Curators.” This program is made possible by a Cultural After-School Adventures (CASA) grant from City … Continue reading

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