Collecting the History of Brooklyn : Slideshow

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Pieces of Brooklyn's past: Spalding, Brooklyn Dodgers ticket, a baseball from the last Dodgers game and various pins
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Brooklyn borough historian Ron Schweiger with Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel
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Ebbets Field ephemera
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Listing of old Brooklyn movie theaters
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Brighton Beach Hotel, Oct. 18, 1915. One of the fanciest hotels of the time
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One of dozens of posters of films about Brooklyn in the borough historian's collection
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Surf Ave. Coney Island
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Entrance to Luna Park
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Old school ride at Coney Island
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Steeplechase
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
88th Street and 1st Ave. in Bayridge
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Abraham and Strauss department store
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Half Moon Hotel
Courtesy of Ron Schweiger
Lighthouse at Coney Island

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