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FEB
28

Author Talk: "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks" with Professor Jeanne Theoharis

Wed, Feb 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

1960s black history

We've all heard of Rosa Parks, but how many of us really know the story, and not the myth of the woman whose actions galvanized the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  Professor Jeanne Theoharis of Brooklyn College was awarded the...

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Author Talk: "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks" with Professor Jeanne Theoharis

MAR
5

Exhibition Talk:Badges of Honor: Brooklyn's Protectors featuring the Badge Collection of Art Sinai

Mon, Mar 5   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Join us, and badge collector Art Sinai as he discusses the history of his unique collection.  Our exhibit. "Badges of Honor: Brooklyn's Protectors", brings together items from the Brooklyn Collection's photographs and ephemera collection,...

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Exhibition Talk:Badges of Honor: Brooklyn's Protectors featuring the Badge Collection of Art Sinai

MAR
28

The Origins of Microbiology Education in the United States: Brooklyn's Hoagland Laboratory

Wed, Mar 28   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Microbiology was first established as a field of scientific study in the late 19th century when many of the techniques for the observation of microbes were first developed.  This new scientific field required education.  Brooklyn's...

The Origins of Microbiology Education in the United States: Brooklyn's Hoagland Laboratory

MAY
9

Plymouth Church in the Civil War Era

Wed, May 9   9:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

CTLE PL@BPL PLatBPL Professional Learning

Immerse yourself in the history of Brooklyn’s famous Plymouth Church during the Civil War era. Historian and author Frank Decker will speak on the Ministry of Freedom that cemented the church’s role as a leader in the Abolitionist Movement and...

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Plymouth Church in the Civil War Era

JUN
7

Coney Island History

Thu, Jun 7   9:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

PLatBPL PL@BPL Professional Learning CTLE

See Coney Island like you've never seen it before with Coney Island History Project historian and life-long resident, Charles Denson! Our tour of Coney Island explores the neighborhood's history from colonial farmland to vacationers retreat to...

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Coney Island History

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