Category Archives: Events

A Case of Mistaken Identity

This is the latest in a series of posts on the records of Brooklyn’s Corporation Counsel, which are currently being processed with funding provided by a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) “Hidden Collections” grant. Please join us this … Continue reading

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Science Fiction and Multiraciality: CBBG Event Recap

Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations (CBBG), a project of Brooklyn Historical Society, is an oral history project and public programming series that examines the history and experiences of mixed-heritage people and families, cultural hybridity, race, ethnicity, and identity in the historically diverse borough of Brooklyn.  … Continue reading

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Storewide Sale on November 30th!

Exhibits are not the only curated space at Brooklyn Historical Society! Last month we unveiled our brand new store: a space dedicated to all things for and about the city’s most famous (and maybe even infamous) borough, Brooklyn! Explore our … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 Championship Banner Displayed for 100th Anniversary of Ebbets Field at Barclays Center

On April 9, 2013 the Brooklyn Nets home game vs. the Philadelphia 76ers began with a rare treat: a presentation of the one and only Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 Championship Banner. This special display of the banner was all part of … Continue reading

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What It Means to Be Hapa

Today’s guest post is by Ken Tanabe, founder of Loving Day, a global movement for a new holiday to celebrate the anniversary of Loving v. Virginia.  Loving Day’s mission is to fight racial prejudice through education and to build multicultural community.  Ken will lead … Continue reading

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