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Fire’s Wrath

Prof. Gold ENG 1101 City Tech Fall 2011 Joshua M. `¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Fire‚Äôs Wrath Throughout time fire has devastated many countries and societies all over the world. There have been many great fires throughout time an important one being the Brooklyn theater … Continue reading

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Exploring the Past

Wandrille B. Prof. Gold. My first semester of College was a very interesting time for me, I was introduced to a variety of new things, from living on my own, a whole lot of architecture, to a great place full … Continue reading

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Final Project: Archives and its Preservation

Jeffrey T. Final Project English 1101- Prof. Gold 12/20/11 Over the history of mankind many catastrophic events have taken place, which have shaped society today.¬† An easy 90 % of these events were not recorded and can‚Äôt be traced back.¬† … Continue reading

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Final Project – Building Construction and Fire

Adam E. Final Project English 1101 ‚Äď Prof. Gold 12/17/11 This English class is the first course I have taken where English, reading and research have actually had a practical use for me. Before this course, I always saw English … Continue reading

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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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Our last visit to BHS

On our last visit at BHS I read about a fire that happened at the warehouse in brooklyn. It depicted the author’s view of exactly what happened there, suggesting that he himself was present. He told us about how the … Continue reading

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Final essay topic

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.

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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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Brooklyn Historical Society 11/29/11

The excerpts we read from Gabriel Furman’s notes dealt with a worldwide Cholera outbreak. In Brooklyn, the disease was rampant, killing 1/75th of Brooklyn (2000 people) in about 15 days. For a long time, no one knew how to cure … Continue reading

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Its never the end, but a new beginning

This was our last trip as a class to the Brooklyn Historic Socitey (BHS), and I have to say I really enjoyed going to the BHS. It sparked my interest observing and read documents that are from many years ago. … Continue reading

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