Category: brooklyn

A woman kneels in front of police at a civil rights protest,…

A woman kneels in front of police at a civil rights protest, Brooklyn, NYC, 1963. Photographed by Leonard Freed.

Coney Island, 1940. Photographed by Weegee.

Coney Island, 1940. Photographed by Weegee.

Coney Island, 1940. Photographed by Weegee.

Coney Island, 1940. Photographed by Weegee.

Gangster Frankie Yale chased down in his car a…

Gangster Frankie Yale chased down in his car and shot dead by Al Capone’s henchmen. Brooklyn, NY, 1928.

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This same location today.
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Girls at a high school in Brooklyn protesting …

Girls at a high school in Brooklyn protesting the school dress code saying females could not wear slacks, 1940s.

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Girl and the gangster of the Brooklyn gang, NYC, 1959….

Girl and the gangster of the Brooklyn gang, NYC, 1959. Photographed by Bruce Davidson.

In 1933, an elevated rail line ran down Fulton…

In 1933, an elevated rail line ran down Fulton St. in Brooklyn.

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One side of a stereo pair from a set of 3D photos from 1933 Brooklyn: https://brooklynstereography.com/2018/12/17/3d-photos-of-brooklyn-in-1933-series-1/

A street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of …

A street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn is full of people and debris, July 14, 1977 following last night’s massive blackout in New York City.

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Dressing up for church, Brooklyn.

Dressing up for church, Brooklyn.

Brooklyn borough president Riegelmann driving …

Brooklyn borough president Riegelmann driving the first stake for the Coney Island boardwalk 10.1.1921

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