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The area between Erie Basin and Columbia Street was home to a makeshift shantytown community known as Tin City, made up largely of unemployed and under-employed maritime workers in the 1920s and 30s. In the winter of 1932, the Brooklyn Eagle...

See the feature article on Norwegians which covers their story in Brooklyn's Red Hook from the 1600s to the modern day Topics include, the mid-nineteenth century church ship BETHELSHIP and the missions established to help Norwegian and other...

A fire destroyed the property of five families living in shanties at Red Hook Point.  "The locality in question is a low section of made ground lying between King, Columbia and Richard streets, and is built upon by poor people, who dwell in...

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