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Final Essay

Brooklyn has been a very diverse place for many decades. There is only one place that still looks back at in the most accurate sense of¬†this borough¬†and¬†that is¬†the Brooklyn Historical Society. My visits there have changed my thoughts and views … Continue reading

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A series of unfortunate events

Looking at a journal of a man who writes about all kids of things happening to and around him has been very interesting. The¬†excitement of human knowledge¬†from a first person perspective story telling of this time period illustrates the¬†importance¬†of change … Continue reading

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occupy wall street

I agree with the occupation of wall street all the way. The reason i do agree with this occupation is because i have a strong hate for our government. The reason i feel like that towards our leaders is because … Continue reading

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Architectural Exhibit

The exhibit in BHS displays a variety of buildings through out New York, some old and some new even buildings that are under construction. It gives me a great perspective view of how people build decades ago and how they … Continue reading

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BHS maps

When we went to the Brooklyn historical society on Wednesday we looked the 20-30s time period. We analyzed things like immigrant population and where the majority lived in Brooklyn and looked at several statistics like disease spread, criminal levels and … Continue reading

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Class questions and answers

Group members: Alex Z, Elvio, Wandrille (pierre) B, Darlin, Patrick, Sheily, Ervin 1. data base – only questions we could bring up where¬†technical. For example what key words to use and so on. maps- house number change, structures¬†surroundings, spacing between … Continue reading

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BHS archival review

Last visit to the Brooklyn Historical Society was one of the more archival review visits. Instead of looking through the data base for archival information like previously this time me and my class mates where introduced to primary sources such … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Historical Society Visit #2

My second visit to the Brooklyn Historical Society was about ten times better then my first (not that my first visit was bad at all) but the main objective of my group was too learn how to use BHS ‘s … Continue reading

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The Past Lives on

The thing that is in common between¬†a writer, an architect, an artist, a plumber, a¬†ship-fitter¬†or whoever is that that person no matter what leaves history behind.¬†Essentially¬†everyone leaves history behind. Some are more important and some are less important. In the … Continue reading

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The Smell of the Ancient

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