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Isaías Garcia Final Project English 1101- Prof. Gold 12/20/11 History can teach us many things. For scientists, it can show them how not to repeat a mistake done in an experiment, or further enhance an existing product. For … Continue reading
I will be writing about how the method and detail in which things have been chronicled over the years, using the Gabriel Furman journal’s as one of my sources.
Gabriel Furman was man who paid careful attention to detail. In his journals, Furman chronicled New York’s first experience with the Cholera virus in 1832. In it he goes on to detail the death toll which the city faced at … Continue reading
The Economic Crash of 2008, to many it was a shock. How did it happen? Why did it happen? NPR’s podcast, “Giant Pool of Money”, goes into detail onto what caused this crash not to long ago. Though I am … Continue reading
On my third visit to the BHS, I looked at some funeral notes (Call Number ArMs 1977.049 Box 2 of 3) detailing the gruesome details of the who and how many died in the Brooklyn Theater fire. The documents even … Continue reading
Can a map tell a story? Well that’s what I asked myself on my fourth visit to the BHS. Here I had the opportunity to see maps that are over 100 years old. The maps are kept in excellent condition … Continue reading
Alex C, Eliza B, Joshua M, Anthony V, Horacio, Isaías G 10/18/11 What kind of Questions did each of the three stations bring up? What kind of information did you find? Information gathered – The Theater … Continue reading
Over the years, our life has been influenced by many innovative inventions and their creators. If we were given a choice, would we be able to pick only three things to describe our generation? If we could, what would they … Continue reading