The Kingsborough Historical Society Coney Island Collection, 1890-1940.
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Collecting area: Materials, especially photographs and ephemera, related to South Brooklyn (Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach) and to transportation in Brooklyn. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457322 The collection, originally part of Kingsborough Community College, was established in 1972 to document the history of the southern part of Brooklyn. It is comprised of photographs relating to communities such as Manh...
In colonial New York, young people primarily received education through private schoolmasters and tutors, and free schooling was available to poor families through the Dutch Reformed and Catholic churches. Following the establishment of a state government, the Regents of the University of the State of New York granted charters for secondary schools in the state; the first charter, in 1768, was for Erasmus Hall Academy, located in the present-day Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush. In...