A new website from the Brooklyn Historical Society sheds light on the history and experiences of Muslims in Kings County through dozens of oral histories.
While the history-stuffed Othmer Library has been closed to researchers during the pandemic, lovers of the borough have a new reason to rejoice with the launch of Brooklyn Historical Society's map digitization project.
After temporarily closing its doors due to the COVID-19 crisis, the organization is facing a new challenge after a climate control system leaked last week.
"Rap on Trial" authors and Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival founder will discuss the use of lyrics by prosecutors to justify the incarceration of men of color.
Take a break from the day and get an in-depth look at some fascinating objects from the vaults of the Brooklyn Historical Society with a new lunchtime series.
The Brooklyn Historical Society has been documenting Brooklyn life for over 150 years, and that mission continues with their recent launch of a COVID-19 project.
With most public programs cancelled for the spring season, cultural organizations, performance venues and bookstores are stepping up to make as much programming accessible online as possible.
The libraries, archives and other cultural institutions may be closed, but if you need a little dig through history to distract you there are plenty of resources online to provide the service.
The sweeping historic Brooklyn collections of both will be combined at BHS' treasured 1881 Brooklyn Heights headquarters, a landmark inside and out.
The next count is set to kick off this spring and BHS is diving into the history and impact of the census with a special lecture series.