Tag Archives: Photography Collection

Photo of the Week: Basketball in Brooklyn

It’s basketball season in Brooklyn! I recently saw my first Brooklyn Nets basketball game and was reminded how much fun watching and playing basketball can be, especially when the weather makes me want to hibernate inside. Basketball has a long … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Photo of the Week: Polar Bears in Brooklyn

When most people think of winter in Brooklyn, swimming at Coney Island isn’t the first thing to come to mind. Brooklyn Photographer Lucille Fornasieri Gold captured this man—a member of the Polar Bear Club—doing just that during the winter of … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Exhibitions, Library & Archives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Photo of the Week: Bitterly Cold

It’s cold out there, Brooklyn.  I think this photograph illustrates the minimal amount of snow we have but how small and cold one can feel facing the windchill today.  This photograph was taken by Adrian Vanderveer Martense, an amateur photographer … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Photo of the Week: Merry Christmas

It’s a festive time of year all over Brooklyn and the above photograph is just one of many in our collections illustrating just how celebratory our very own Williamsburgh Savings Bank became while it functioned as a bank.  Extremely large … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Photo of the Week: Festival of Lights

This week’s photo is to acknowledge the Festival of Lights, Chanukkah.  The festival began on Tuesday at sundown and continues all the way to Christmas Eve!  Enjoy the chocolates, dreidl spinning, and fried food.  If you find yourself unfamiliar with … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Past & Present, Library & Archives | Tagged , , | 1 Comment