Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings.
Fullscreen MapMap Show Current LocationMy Location

The Spanish Freighter NAVEMAR left from Seville. Spain, with 1,120 passengers, in 1941. Most were Jewish refugees fleeing genocide in German-occupied countries. The conditions on the NAVEMAR, a ship designed with only 28 accommodations, were...

The Bethesda Mission was founded in 1899 by local members of the Lutheran Church of America. Their purpose was to provide a steadying religious influence for young people. In 1905, they built the building at 22 Woodhull Street, Brooklyn. It had room...

Encarnancion Armas discusses her time living in Red Hook. selection from interview: The Liberty Party Club. “It was the Liberal Party Club. And we had a party for the children, and we had in the Redhook Stadium, and it, we caught about 2 thousand...

Victoria Hofmo, founder of the Scandinavian East Coast Museum, which contains thousands of items, also directs the annual Viking Fest, a celebration of  Scandinavian culture with music and a replica of a Viking ship. "The waterfront is what...

"In a neighborhood where the Puerto Rican presence is all but completely forgotten, this paper tells the story of the last efforts of the pioneros of the community in trying to preserve their way of life against the rapid urban development that...

Share this Page