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  • TitleAbraham & Straus: It's Worth the Trip from Anywhere, an author talk by Michael J. Lisicky.
  • Call NumberBCER_0003
  • SummaryBeginning in 1865 from humble origins, Brooklyn's Abraham & Straus department store developed into an iconic shopping destination on Fulton Street. Author Michael J. Lisicky talks about this legendary store, its impact on the borough, and the economic changes that led to its closing. June Koffi of the Brooklyn Collection introduces Mr. Lisicky. The lecture was videotaped in the Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library Central branch on December 20, 2018.
  • Date2017-12-20
  • Formatmoving image
  • Physical Description1 moving image file (1 hr., 6 mins.) : digital, MP4, color
  • GenreMP4presentations (communicative events)
  • CreatorLisicky, Michael J.
  • SubjectAbraham & Straus, Department stores
  • CollectionBrooklyn Collection Event Recordings
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.