Brooklyn Museum | Jun 20, 2013
Sometimes when you first see an image it resonates without clear reason. The items I have selected have remained in my visual memory throughout my time working for the Brooklyn Museum and Project CHART. They each share a common thread in which point of view is vital to reading the images.
Brooklyn Museum | May 29, 2013
Have you noticed that online, maps have suddenly become trendy? Whether I am researching restaurant reviews or looking up friends’ photographs, everything seems to be tied into a map. The same is true for digital collections.
Brooklyn Public Library | Sep 25, 2012
Burton Turkus was the Assistant to the District Attorney who brought down nine suspects in the Murder Inc. trials, managing to convict them all of first-degree murder. They would all be sentenced to death.                         
Brooklyn Public Library | Sep 25, 2012
During the 1951 NYC college basketball season, top players were implicated in a point-shaving scandal that resulted in a 6 year shut down of the L.I.U. athletic program and the imprisonment of several players.  
Brooklyn Historical Society | Sep 17, 2012
On July 13, 1977 at 9:34 pm, the lights went out in New York. This wasn’t the first blackout in New York City-the “Where were you when the lights went out?” blackout of 1965 was a fairly recent memory-and it wouldn’t be the last, but it did leave an indelible mark.
Brooklyn Historical Society | Sep 17, 2012
Through his camera lens, Otto C. Dreschmeyer (1896-1983) documented the iconic neighborhood of Coney Island and other Brooklyn scenes during the late 1960s.
Brooklyn Museum | Aug 31, 2012
As one of the interns taking part in Project CHART, I have been working with the Museum’s collection of lantern slides. Many of these were taken by members of the Department of Photography of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, the museum’s predecessor, and mostly between 1880 and 1900.
Brooklyn Museum | Aug 24, 2012
Many visitors may recall seeing the Nicholas and Jan   Martense Schenck homes on display, as part of the Brooklyn Museum’s period room collection. These two houses, along with additional primary sources, provide a fascinating window into the life of the Schenck family and other early Brooklyn settlers.