About This Item


  • TitleWhere Brooklyn was born
  • Call NumberHOLI_0361
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs, Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History
  • SummaryCaption: "Where Brooklyn was born--Deputy County Clerk James A. Kelly, borough historian, points out [on a large map] the Indian village which became the first white settlement in Brooklyn 300 years ago. Watching him are Edna Huntington, Long Island Historical Society librarian, and Guy DuVal, society president."
  • Date1946
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsmaps (documents)photographic printsportraits
  • NoteGrease pencil cropping marks; retouched. On verso: date stamped: May 14, 1946; on caption: "Eagle staff photo." Title from caption on verso.
  • CreatorBrooklyn eagle
  • Publisher[Brooklyn Eagle]
  • SubjectAnniversaries -- New York (State) -- New York ; Librarians -- New York (State) -- New York ; Municipal officials and employees -- New York (State) -- New York
  • CollectionBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Center for Brooklyn History at Brooklyn Public Library.