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African American History
  • Frederick Douglass delivers lecture to the African Church in Brooklyn,
    "The Black Man and the War," February 20, 1863, page 2 read article, part 1; part 2
  • Fugitive Slave Law, October 30, 1850, page 2 read article
  • The Census (including runaway slaves), May 29, 1851, page 2 read article
  • "The Colored Voters and Booth, Roberts and Boggs," November 2, 1865, page 2 read article
  • "A Tempest in Weeksville: Colored Folks Object to a White Teacher," February 24, 1869, page 2 read headline; read article
  • "The Troubles in Weeksville," March 10, 1869, page 1 read article
  • "Emancipation Day: Celebration by Colored Persons at Myrtle Avenue Park," August 2, 1870, page 2 read article
  • "Weeksville," July 30, 1873, page 1 read article
  • "The Negroes In and Out of Politics," July 7, 1875, page 2 read article
  • "Slavery Here: Right in Brooklyn and Out on Long Island," December 29, 1891, page 2 read article
  • "Colored People Protest Against the Exclusion of Their Children From Public School No. 68," April 30, 1892, page 1 read article
  • "Flurry in Ft. Greene Place, Because a Negro Has Bought a Three Story House: Aristocratic Neighbors in a Panic," October 1, 1894, page 1 read article
  • Colonization Movement, "Negroes to Liberia," January 12, 1896, page 1 read article
  • "Garrison and His Times: The Liberator's Career Outlined By His Son," October 6, 1897, page 7 read article
  • "In Aid of the Negros: Meeting in Plymouth Curch Addressed by Dr. Rainsford and Booker T. Washington," February 13, 1899, page 9 read article
  Arts and Entertainment
  • Amusements: Hooley's Opera House, July 10, 1863, page 1 view advertisement
  • "The Poet of the Intense: Oscar Wilde Returns to America Looking Very Much Like a Commonplace Young Man," August 12, 1883, page 1 read article
  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, October 1, 1894, page 2 view advertisement
  • Hyde & Behman's: Sam Lockhart's Performing Elephants, January 7, 1896, page 2 view advertisement
  • "The Gossip of Paris," April 5, 1896, page 20 read article
  • "The London Theaters: Emma Bullet Compares Them With Those Of Paris," July 25, 1897, page 17 read article
  • "Henry James' New Novel," October 31, 1897, page 16 read article
  • "Too Much Johnson," April 23, 1899, page 23 view advertisement
  • Grand Opera House, October 1, 1899, page 23 view advertisement
  • Hyde & Behman's Vaudeville Theater, December 23, 1900, page 22 view advertisement
  • Columbia Varsity Show "Princess Proud", April 21, 1901, page 7 view photograph
  • "Heat Drove Thousands From The City To The Sea: Vain Search for Cool and Comfort at Crowded Coney Island", June 24, 1901, page 10 read article
  • "News and Views of Local Theaters," October 5, 1902, page 40 view photographs
  • Joseph Jefferson in Rip Van Winkle, November 17, 1902, page 6 view advertisement
  • New Coney Island, November 23, 1902, page 35 view photographs
  Beecher-Tilton Scandal, Henry Ward Beecher, and Plymouth Church
  • "Plymouth Church and the Slavery Question," January 26, 1860, page 2 read article
  • "Henry Ward Beecher: What They Think of Him in England," October 15, 1863, page 2 read article
  • "Rev. Mr. Beecher on the War and Slavery," March 21, 1864, page 2 read article
  • "Mrs. Tilton: Her Written Statement," July 24, 1874, page 4 read article
  • Beecher-Tilton Scandal, July 27, 1874, page 4 read article
  • "The Scandal: Susan B. Anthony's Statement Contradicted," July 31, 1874, page 2 read article
  • "Fiftieth Anniversary of Plymouth Curch: Reminiscences of Henry Ward Beecher's Time Recited by Some of the Oldest Members," January 8, 1900, page 13 read article, part 1; read part 2
  Bridges -- Brooklyn and Williamsburg

Brooklyn Bridge
  • "The East River Bridge: Final Report of the Consulting Engineers: The Roebling Plans Fully Endorsed," June 25, 1869, page 1 read article
  • "The Fire At The Caisson," December 3, 1870, page 6 read article
  • "The East River Bridge: Successful launch of the New York Caisson," May 9, 1871, page 4 read article, part 1; part 2
  • "The Bridge: The Working Rope Delivered," August 8, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "The Bridge: Getting Ready to Stretch the Second Rope," August 21, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "The Bridge: Getting Ready for the Mid Air "Buggy" Ride," August 24, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "The Bridge: The First Trip Over the River," August 25, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "Perilous: The Daring Exploits of Workmen on the Bridge Wires," August 28, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "Engineer Roebling's Caisson Disease," September 22, 1882, page 2 read editorial, part 1; part 2
  • "The Bridge - Its History Reviewed and its Future Foreshadowed," May 9, 1883, page 2 read article
  • "The Big Bridge - Ten Thousand Invitations to be Extended to the Opening Ceremonies," May 18, 1883, page 4 read article
  • Illustration of the Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883, page 1 (see full page view for additional articles on the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge) view illustration
  • The Brooklyn Approach, May 24, 1883, page 4 view illustration
  • "Our Civic Triumph," May 24, 1883, page 11 read editorial, part 1; part 2
  • Emily Roebling's Work: "The Bridge A Monument of Womanly Devotion," May 25, 1883, page 2 read editorial
  • "Opened To The Public: A Rush of Business at the Toll Gates," May 25, 1883, page 4 read article
  • "Undiminished: The Travel Across the Bridge," May 26, 1883, page 4 read article
  • "The Throng By Night," May 27, 1883, page 1 read article
  • "Accomplished: The Bridge Cars Running Under Five Minutes' Headway," September 24, 1883, page 4 read article
  • Illustration of the Brooklyn Bridge and Trolley Cars, December 25, 1898, page 7 view illustration
  • Pedestrians on the Brooklyn Bridge, December 25, 1898, page 7 view illustration
  • Photographs of repair work on the Brooklyn Bridge, October 13, 1901, page 15 view photographs
Williamsburg Bridge
  • "Bridge Terminal Is Fixed: Public Hearings in Brooklyn Will Be Mere Formalities," June 4, 1896, page 1 read article
  • "Caisson Disease: First Case on the New East River Bridge Develops Itself," April 17, 1898, page 31 read article
  • Photograph of the new East River Bridge tower, December 23, 1900, page 44 view photograph
  • Construction of the new East River Bridge, December 22, 1901, page 32 view photographs
  Brooklyn Daily Eagle
  Brooklyn History, General
  • The Great Fire of 1848, September 11, 1848, page 2 read article
  • Details of the Great Fire of 1848, September 11, 1848, page 3 read article
  • "A Glance Backwards - Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago: Number One," May 4, 1860, page 1 read article
  • "A Glance Backwards - Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago: Number Two," May 7, 1860, page 1 read article
  • "A Glance Backwards - Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago: Number Three," May 14, 1860, page 1 read article
  • "Oldest Man In Brooklyn: Mr. Maurice McCarthy's Recollections of the Town," October 3, 1886, page 4 read article
  • Map of Brooklyn and NYC area, May 3, 1896, page 14 view illustration
  Brooklyn Cultural Institutions and Landmarks

Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • "Opening Ball of the Academy of Music," January 18, 1861, page 3 read article
  • The Academy of Music [auditorium renovation], September 24, 1862, page 2 read article
  • "The Academy of Music Re-Opening by the Brooklyn Horticultural Society," September 24, 1862, page 3 read article
Greenwood Cemetery
  • "Greenwood: Some Account of the Notable Men and Women Buried There," August 12, 1872, page 2 read article
  • "Greenwood Cemetery" [its history], May 27, 1875, page 4 read article
  • "Greenwood Cemetery: A Danger that Threatens the City of the Dead," December 2, 1877, page 4 read article
  • "Greenwood: The Cemetery as a Popular Resort," August 27, 1878, page 4 read article
  • "Greenwood As It Is: How the Cemetery Looks at the End of Spring," June 8, 1884, page 10 read article
  • "Greenwood: Defending the Management of the Cemetery," April 22, 1885, page 4 read article
  • "Captain Lark's Suicide in Greenwood Cemetery," March 16, 1899, page 3 read article
Prospect Park
  Civil War
  • "Civil War and its Consequences," April 15, 1861, page 2 read editorial, part 1; part 2
  • "The War Excitement: The Feeling In The City," April 19, 1861, page 2 read article
  • "War Intelligence" [First Battle of Bull Run], July 25, 1861, page 2 read article
  • "Emancipation Proclamation of the President of the United States," January 2, 1863, page 2 read article
  • Battle at Gettysburg and Surrender of Vicksburg, July 3, 1863, page 3 read article
  • "The Battle Field at Gettysburg," July 15, 1863, page 3 read article
  • Assassination of President Lincoln: "Sermons At Our Churches," April 17, 1865, page 2 read article, part 1; part 2; part 3
  • "Let Us Honor the Dead by Imitating His Example," April 17, 1865, page 2 read editorial
  • "The President's Assassins," April 17, 1865, page 3 read article
  • "The President's Death: The Day of the Funeral," April 20, 1865, page 2 read article
  • "General W. T. Sherman," February 14, 1897, page 13 read article
  Consolidation
  • Consolidation cartoon: The Lady or the Tiger, November 5, 1894, page 19 view cartoon
  • "Consolidation, As Viewed In Chicago" [Senator Platt of New York] May 3, 1896, page 19 view cartoon
  • "Brooklyn's Last Days," October 19, 1897, page 6 read editorial
  • "Farewell to City, Hail to Borough," January 2, 1898, page 4 read article
  • Illustration for Consolidation Number, January 2, 1898, page 69 view illustration; to view the full illustration, open this page in full page view
  Crime
  • "A Chicken Thief Shot", February 19, 1874, page 4 read article
  • "Unsuccessful: The Attempt to Catch a "Second Story" Thief Last Night", February 7, 1877, page 4 read article
  • "Startling: A Tremendous Counterfeiting Case Unearthed", October 23, 1880, page 4 read article
  • "He Was a Daring Thief: A Burglar Who Operated in Brooklyn Thirty Years Ago", May 18, 1890, page 12 read article
  • "He Escaped: A Bold Thief Who Robbed a St. Felix Street House", December 15, 1891, page 2 read article
  • "Lizzie Borden in Court: The Trial of the Murder Case Begun in New Bedford", June 5, 1893, page 10 read article
  • "Few Murder Mysteries Left by Brooklyn Police for the Greater City's Force", November 27, 1897, page 7 read article
  • "Murderous Activity of the Mafia Here At Last Rouses The Police To Action," December 1, 1901, page 33 read article
  Draft Riot in New York
  • "The Draft Ordered: The Drawing to Commence on Monday", July 10, 1863, page 2 read article
  • "Riot in New-York", July 13, 1863, page 3 read article
  • "The Draft and the Riot which it has provoked," July 14, 1863, page 2 read article
  • "Opinions of the Press", July 14, 1863, page 2 read article
  • "The Riot in New York", July 14, 1863, page 3 read article
  • "Days of Terror: Reminiscences of the Draft Riot in New York", August 18, 1891, page 1 read article
  • "The Men of Sixty-Three: Brooklyn Bluecoats Who Went to New York to Fight the Rioters", November 18, 1894, page 22 read article
  • "Relics of the Draft Riots", October 17, 1902, page 3 read article
  Food and Drink
  • "Bonifaces: The Most Noted English Chop House Keepers in the City," February 10, 1884, page 4 read article
  • "Coffee: Its Alleged Adulteration in Brooklyn Factories," May 7, 1884, page 4 read article
  • "The Grocer: His Important Activity as a Social Factor," August 9, 1885, page 9 read article
  • "Our Barrooms: Places which Have Swallowed up Many Fortunes," October 4, 1885, page 7 read article
  • "Making Both Ends Meet: The Art of Supporting a Family on $10 a Week," October 18, 1885, page 10 read article, part 1; part 2
  • "Gastronomic Rambles: Scenes at a Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Cafe," November 1, 1885, page 10 read article
  • "Macaroni Making: Brooklyn the Scene of Its Introduction in America," August 8, 1886, page 11 read article
  • "Cool Drinks: Something About Mineral Waters and Root Beer," August 9, 1890, page 2 read article
  • "For Oyster Epicures," September 1, 1896, page 5 read article
  • "How To Prepare Coffee," May 1, 1898, page 20 read article
  • "This Is The Way To Make Real Strawberry Shortcake," June 2, 1901, page 17 read article
  • "Made Without Eggs," December 2, 1902, page 14 read article, part 1; part 2; part 3
  Holidays

New Year's Day Valentine's Day
  • "Loversí Missives: A Revival of the Custom of Sending Valentines," January 30, 1881, page 1 read article
St. Patrick's Day
  • "St. Patrick's Day: The Celebration in Brooklyn," March 18, 1870, page 4 read article
  • "St. Patrick: His Day Terminated with a Dinner," March 18, 1875, page 5 read article
Easter
  • "Easter Day: Special Services in Many Brooklyn Churches," March 30, 1891, page 1 read article
  • An Easter Study [drawing of woman], April 2, 1899, page 15 view illustration
Passover
  • "Passover: An Important Jewish Festival," April 18, 1878, page 2 read article
  • "Hebrew Notes," April 20, 1902, page 19 read article
Anniversary Day (Brooklyn Sunday School Union)
  • "Twentieth Anniversary of the Brooklyn Sunday School Union," May 22, 1850, page 2 read article
  • "The Children: The Streets of Brooklyn Resplendent with the Glory of Youth," May 27, 1880, page 2 read article
  • Advertisement for Anniversary Clothes, May 17, 1895, page 3 view advertisement
  • "A Perfect Children's Day," May 24, 1895, page 1 read article, part 1; part 2
  • "Against Anniversary Day: "An American Mother" Points Out Its Unfairness to Those Not Concerned in Parade," April 27, 1902, page 18 read letter to the editor
Memorial Day Children's Day
  • "Children's Day: Observances," June 9, 1902, page 17 read article
Independence Day -- 4th of July
  • "Our Public Schools: The Fourth of July Holidays and Exercises," July 2, 1869, page 3 read article
  • "At The Beach: Independence Day at Coney Island and Rockaway," July 6, 1880, page 4 read article, part 1; part 2
Labor Day
  • "The Labor Parade: The Great Demonstration in New York City To-morrow," September 4, 1882, page 2 read article
  • "Imposing: The Labor Demonstration in New York To-day," September 5, 1882, page 4 read article
  • "Labor News," August 2, 1886, page 2 read article
  • "Labor Day and The Schools," August 23, 1887, page 2 read letter to the editor
  • "A Day Of Rest: For Knights of Labor and General Workers," September 1, 1890, page 4 read article
  • "Labor Day Preparations Indicate That the Holiday Will Be Widely Celebrated," September 2, 1894, page 24 read article
  • "Observed By Thousands: Labor Day Never Before So Universally Celebrated," September 6, 1897, page 10 read article
Thanksgiving
  • "Thanksgiving: The Day Sketched in Retrospect and Prospect," November 26, 1873, page 4 read article
  • "Thanksgiving: How the Day Will Be Celebrated in This City," November 28, 1883, page 2 read article
  • "What Thanksgiving Is: Interesting Facts About This Week's Holiday," November 21, 1897, page 15 read article
  • "Dinner For Thanksgiving," November 26, 1899, page 24 read article
Christmas
  • "The Holidays: The Season and Its Customs," December 22, 1868, page 2 read article
  • "Christmas In Brooklyn," December 24, 1868, page 2 read article
  • "A Merry Christmas Day: How It Was Celebrated In Brooklyn," December 26, 1886, page 9 read article
  • Photograph of girls making Christmas wreaths, December 23, 1900, page 32 view photograph
  • "Glimpses of Christmas As It May Be In The Year 2,000," December 22, 1901, page 27 read article
  Humor
  • "A Harmless Joke," March 5, 1899, page 20 read article
  • "A Genealogical Joke," October 1, 1899, page 13 read article
  • "A Yonkers-Made Joke," March 25, 1901, page 2 read article
  • "The Old, Old Joke," April 30, 1901, page 8 read article
  • "A Few Last Suggestions," December 24, 1901, page 6 read article
  • "The Camera Joke," January 5, 1902, page 32 read article
  • "Changed Their Clothes in a Flatbush Trolley: College Glee Club Boys Made a Quick Change That Shocked the Women Passengers," March 20, 1902, page 1 read article
  • "One Of Barnum's Jokes," July 27, 1902, page 37 read article
  Immigrant History
  • "Poor Immigrants -- We are glad to see that measures are in progress for the protection of immigrants..." April 13, 1843, page 2 read article
  • "Ill Treatment" June 15, 1853, page 2 read article
  • "Russian Exiles, A Visit to Their Headquarters in this City," May 14, 1882, page 1 read article
  • "Chinese Immigration, The Senate Bill Raises a Rumpus in the House," August 19, 1888, page 9 read article
  • "Putting up Extra Bars, To Check the Growing Immigration Rush," January 20, 1889, page 9 read part 1; part 2;
  • "The European Flood, Should Immigration on the Atlantic Shore Be Suspended?," November 16, 1892, page 7 read article
  • "Immigration Bills." December 24, 1892, page 4 read article
  • "The Brooklyn Irish, Some Notes of the Early Settlers Here of That Race," January 28, 1894, page 16 read article
  • "The Ellis Island Gate, How Congressmen View the Immigration Laws," June 24, 1894, page 7 read article
  • "Scenes of Terror at Ellis Island, Heroic Rescues and Lucky Escapes from Burning Buildings," June 15, 1897, page 1 read part 1; part 2; For the full article download entire issue as PDF file and see page 1 and 2 read article in Adobe PDF format
  • "Irish Immigrants Arrive, Authorities Believe That Fear of Draft Is Driving Young Irishmen Over Here," March 14, 1900, page 6 read article
  • "Effects of Immigration," May 24, 1900, page 6 read article
  • "Influx of Roumanian [Romanian] Jews," July 29, 1900, page 1 read article
  • "Immigration Agreement, Officials of Canada Will Assist in Keeping Undesirable People Out of This County," August 20, 1900, page 1 read article
  • "Urban Club's Meeting, Dr. Josiah Strong Lectures on Immigration at the First Fall Session," October 31, 1900, page 13 read article
  • "Facts of Immigration, Less Than One Per Cent Comes From the Tropics - Rarely Select Colder County to Move to," December 21,1900, page 7 read article
  • "Glimpses of the New Immigrant Station on Ellis Island," December 23, 1900, page 14 (PDF format) read full page in Adobe PDF format
  • "More Rigid Statutes Needed, Increase in Head Tax and Jurisdiction Period Favored - Nearly Half Million Aliens Landed Last Year," October 7, 1901, page 16 read article
  • "A Fight for a Wife, Question of Supremacy of Immigration or Marriage Law Involved in This Case," August 12, 1902, page 3 read article
  • "Heavy Immigration is Changing the Character of the City," August 12, 1902, page 33 (PDF format). read full page in Adobe PDF format
  • "Abuses in Immigration Found at Ellis Island, Commissioner Williams Describes Some of the Vicious Practices He Has Dealt With: Filth in Immigrant "Pens,"" September 30, 1902, page 17 read article
  Libraries
  • "New York's Libraries," January 13, 1884, page 9 read article
  • "Public Libraries as Helps to Other Educational Methods," December 14, 1890, page 16 read letter to the editor
  • "Carnegie at the Academy: The Philanthropist Talks About the Free Library Project," January 15, 1897, page 9 read article
  • "Some Local Libraries," January 2, 1898, page 67 read article
  • "Bostwick Gets Out Of The Public Library," January 22, 1901, page 20 read article
  Social Concerns
  • "Another Fatal Mistake: A Leading Citizen's Wife Done to Death Through the Blunder of a Drug Clerk," July 2, 1870, page 2 read article
  • "Good Works: Brooklyn's Aid to the Aged, the Sick, the Needy and the Indigent," December 27, 1881, page 2 read article
  • "Opium Habit: The Deadly Drug and Its Growing Popularity," October 7, 1883, page 10 read article
  • "Facts About Tobacco: The Dangers and Delights of the Soothing Weed," April 5, 1885, page 10 read article
  • "The Prohibitionists," September 12, 1886, page 11 read article
  • "Some Of Our Lunatics: The Singular Delusions for Which There is No Cure," March 9, 1890, page 17 read article
  • "Woman's War Against the Great Evils of Intemperance," January 22, 1891, page 1 read article
  • "How Girls Are Helped At the Home Founded by Mrs. Malcom T. Maine," July 09, 1893, page 8 read article
  • "Took a Lunatic to the Park: A Keeper Broke the Rules and Lost His Patient, Now He's in Serious Trouble," March 14, 1895, page 1 read article
  • "Hartung Blames The Rain For Big Crop Of Suicides," June 8, 1901, page 1 read article
  • "Brooklyn and the Tenement Commission" [editorial], January 5, 1902, page 18 read part 1; part 2
  • "Cancer To Depopulate The Earth in 225 Years, Unless Something Happens To Prevent, So A Boston Bacteriologist Says," January 5, 1902, page 34 read article
  Spanish-American War
  • "Battleship Maine Submerged, 253 of Crew Killed or Missing," February 16, 1898, page 1 read article
  • "The Destruction of the Maine," February 16, 1898, page 6 read editorial
  • "Is The Administration Afraid To Send Another Ship to Havana?" February 17, 1898, page 1 read article
  • "Maine Will Be Sent Here: Work of Repair to Be Done at Brooklyn Navy Yard," February 21, 1898, page 2 read article
  • "McKinley For Intervention: President Asks Congress for Power to Terminate the War in Cuba," April 11, 1898, page 1 read headline; read article, part 1; part 2; part 3; part 4
  • "The President's Conclusions," April 11, 1898, page 1 read statement
  • Congress Authorizes War Against Spain, April 17, 1898, page 1 read article
  • "Buffalo Bill Awaits Orders: He Intends to Fight in the War for Free Cuba," April 25, 1898, page 16 read article
  • "Big Peace Festival Will Be Held Here," August 18, 1898, page 1 read article, part 1; part 2; part 3
  • Illustration of construction of the Dewey Triumphal Arch at Madison Square, September 24, 1899, page 1 read article
  • "Start of the Naval Parade," September 29, 1899, page 1 view illustration
  • "Start of the Parade at Grant's Tomb," September 30, 1899, page 1 view illustration
  • "The Harbor Transformed Into A Fairyland of Fire," September 30, 1899, page 4 view illustration
  • "Millions Cheer Dewey Of Manila," October 1, 1899, page 1 view illustration
  Sports
  • "Out Door Sports," March 16, 1871, page 2 read article
  • "Base Ball on Ice: A Grand Match at Washington Park," January 13, 1884, page 8 read article
  • "Sliding Down A Hillside: The Toboganning Season Opened at Washington Park," December 12, 1886, page 1 read article
  • "Lawn Tennis In The City," July 22, 1888, page 10 read article
  • "Women's Outdoor Sports," June 5, 1897, page 7 read article
  • Hunting big game, December 10, 1899, page 39 view illustration
  • Photograph, "Base Ball On The Parade Ground," June 10, 1900, page 17 view photograph
  • Photograph, "The Tennis Courts, Prospect Park," June 10, 1900, page 17 view photograph
  • "Base Ball News and Gossip: Saturday's Victory Over Philadelphia Clinched the Pennant Again for Brooklyn," October 8, 1900, page 16 read article
  • "Experts Forecast Next Century's Sports," December 30, 1900, page 34 read article
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  • Women exercising, May 25, 1902, page 40 view photograph
  Transit and Transportation
  • "To The Seaside: Extension of Facilities for Reaching Coney Island," October 12, 1876, page 4 read article
  • "In The Air: The Advent of Rapid Transit in New York" [East Side Elevated Railroad] August 27, 1878, page 4 read article
  • "The Blackwell's Island Bridge," August 27, 1878, page 4 read article
  • "Brighter: The Prospects of the Brooklyn Elevated Railway," January 11, 1881, page 4 read article
  • "The Railroad Commission: Investigating the Elevated Roads In New York this Morning," March 26, 1883, page 4 read article
  • "Brooklyn To The Rescue: Local Capitalists Trying to Solve the New York Transit Problem," January 11, 1894, page 10 read article
  • Brooklyn Transit Strike - "Many Assaults Committed by Strikers To-day," January 19, 1895, page 1 read article, part 1; part 2
  • "Need New Bridges Before The Subway," November 10, 1897, page 1 read article, part 1; part 2
  • "South Sends A Blizzard," February 13, 1899, page 1 read article; view illustration
  • "The New Engine of Company No. 105, Brooklyn" [horse-drawn fire engine], March 19, 1900, page 13 view illustration
  • "East River Tunnel Apparently Assured," April 26, 1900, page 1 read article
  • "Entries In The Coming Automobile Race," April 29, 1900, page 10 view photographs
  • "Mr. E.T. Bedford's Stable," May 20, 1900, page 10 view photographs
  • "William E. Perrott Driving Lucy" [photograph of horse and carriage], October 14, 1901, page 8 view photograph
  • "Big Garden The Goal For All Chauffeurs: Lovers of the Horseless Vehicle Find a Mecca at the Automobile Show," November 5, 1901, page 3 read article
  • "Two Interesting Exhibits At The Automobile Show," November 5, 1901, page 3 view photographs
  • "Brooklyn Tunnel Report Approved By The Court...Public Demands 5 Cent Fare," January 20, 1902, page 1 read article
  • "Letters on B.R.T. Issue Received By The Eagle," December 31, 1902, page 9 read article
  • "Russian Trains," March 2, 1902, page 43 view photographs
  • "Leo Stephen's Air Ship In The Air At Manhattan Beach," September 24, 1902, page 9 view photograph
Eastern Parkway
  Walt Whitman
  • Book Notice: "Leaves of Grass," September 15, 1855, page 2 read article
  • Editorial on East Brooklyn stages [stagecoaches], July 13, 1847, page 2 read article
  • Editorial on "The Intemperance of Temperance," January 29, 1847, page 2 read article
  Women and Woman's Suffrage
  • "Woman's Suffrage: Meeting of the Brooklyn Equal Rights Association - Harmony Wanted," March 21, 1870, page 2 read article
  • "A Thrifty Colored Woman," August 12, 1891, page 4 read article
  • "Women Voted at the Election for School Trustees at Canarsie," August 6, 1891, page 5 read article
  • Women restricted from Bay Ridge Club House, June 15, 1893, page 1 read article
  • "Julia Ward Howe Spoke at the Woman Suffrage Convention Last Evening: Her 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' was Sung...," November 15, 1893, page 7 read article
  • "An Aggressive Campaign: Women Suffragists Are Forging Right Along: Susan B. Anthony Helping Them Forge," November 15, 1893, page 12 read article
  • "Learning How To Vote: The Suffrage Convention Turned Into a Kindergarten" [speech by Susan B. Anthony], November 16, 1893, page 7 read article
  • "Charge of the Anti Brigade," May 3, 1894, page 12 read article
  • "Clara Barton Sailed To-day With Her Red Cross Delegation for the Far East To Relieve the Armenians," January 22, 1896, page 4 read article
  • "Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Foremost Champion in the World for the Advancement of Women" [illustration in advertisement for Paine's Celery Compound], June 20, 1896, page 5 view illustration
  • "Suffrage Convention: Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Woman's Rights Meeting to Be Celebrated at Washington," February 6, 1898, page 5 read article
  • "Woman For Court Clerk: Miss Partington of Brooklyn Sworn in by Mayor Van Wyck," February 11, 1898, page 5 read article
  • "Woman Suffrage Defeats," February 10, 1899, page 11 read article
  • "Political Equality League: Mrs. Mary E. Craigie Talks of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Her Work: Woman Suffrage Her Theme," November 14, 1899, page 13 read article
  • "The Monday Club: Address on Working Girls' Clubs Throughout the United States," January 21, 1902, page 7 read article
  • "Occupations For Women: Statistical Report on the Vocations Open to Them in the United States," May 24, 1902, page 12 read article