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Section X  The Five Boroughs of NYC: BROOKLYN- Kings County ; BRONX-Bronx County; QUEENS-Queens County; STATEN ISLAND-Richmond County.


Section Brooklyn-Kings County


Sub Section: Biographical Sketches of Brooklyn People
Article Name: Notable Men of Brooklyn-A Brief Sketch
Article Name: Prominent Hollanders and Americans of Netherlands Descent in Brooklyn
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Aaron-Abels                  Posted 3/21/07      
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish   Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Ageloff-Alpert              Posted 3/22/07  
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Arens-Arons                 Posted 3/23/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Bachrach-Bailey            Posted 3/23/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Balton-Barnett                Posted 3/23/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Barnett-Baum                 Posted 3/26/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Belinky-Berg                   Posted 3/28/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Bernstein-Bernstein       Posted 3/29/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Bienenstock-Blank          Posted 4/4/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Bloch-Bloch                    Posted 4/4/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Blumberg-Breslaw         Posted 4/13/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Bricken-Brooke               Posted 6/26/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Jewish Businessmen: Pre: 1925 Coffey-Delatour              Posted 11/17/07


Sub Section: Bridges Section:
Article Name: Bridges To Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bridge                     Posted 2/27/08
Article Name: Bridges To Brooklyn: Williamsburgh Bridge              Posted 2/27/08


The History Box Presents Brooklyn's World of Prominent Society: "The social set of Brooklyn has finally realized that you don't have to have a "Fifth or Park Avenue" address to impress anyone....those who have made this transition have found out....and bitterly so, that while they were "somebody's" in Brooklyn they wind up as "nobody's" in Manhattan."


Sub Section: The Young Ladies Of Brooklyn Society
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies-1891
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1893-1894
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1895
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1910
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: Brooklyn 1883
Article Name: Dancing Schools and Academies
Article Name: Etiquette For Elderly Girls
Article Name: Presentation At Court-English Society
Article Name: Debutante Bouquets: Their Uses and Their Abuses 1884
Article Name: Debutantes Introduced to Brooklyn Society 1900
Article Name: Debutante Tid-Bits Brooklyn Society
Article Name: The Dress Of The Debutante A Thing of Beauty


Sub Section: The Young Ladies Of Brooklyn Society: Flirtation , Courtship, Engagement and Marriage
Article Name: Victorian Romance and Relationships
Article Name: Weddings After Easter
Article Name: Summer Weddings
Article Name: Autumn Weddings
Article Name: Before Wedding and After
Article Name: The Trousseau
Article Name: Marriage In The Society World
Article Name: The Etiquette of Weddings
Article Name: Wedding Superstitions


Sub Section: The Women of Brooklyn's Fashionable Society
Article Name: Status Of A Married Woman In American Society 1898
Article Name: For Better, For Worse 1906  Englishwoman vs American Women
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. A-B
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. C-D
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. E-G
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. H-K
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. L-M
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. N-S
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. T-Z
Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Not Be Extended 1888
Article Name: Four Pretty Weddings Attended By Society 1888
Article Name: Brooklyn Society Gossip#1
Article Name: Brooklyn Heights Related Wedding 1879
Article Name: Brooklyn Society Gossip #2
Article Name: Social Gossip of South Brooklyn Society 1896
Article Name: Brooklyn Heights Society Leader, Miss Koop Kills Herself 1893
Article Name: Suicide of C.J. Vanderbilt: Shoots Himself In The Head
Article Name: Find Mrs. Lorillard Jr. Dead In Bathroom: Coroner's Verdict, Suicide Part I
Article Name: Find Mrs. Lorillard Jr. Dead In Bathroom: Coroner's Verdict, Suicide Part II
Article Name: Notes Put In Coffin With Mrs. Lorillard Jr.
Article Name: Notable Society Events In Brooklyn Fashionable Society 1886
Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part I
Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part II
Article Name: Rich Mrs. Provost Married To A Negro 1897
Article Name: A Tiff In An Art Gallery: Mrs. Paran Stevens Sued 1887
Article Name: Divorces In the World of Prominent Society People


Sub Section: The Brooklyn Women of Society: A Fashionable Shop Till You Drop!
Article Name: Fashionable Shopping 
Article Name: Costly Thy Habit   
Article Name: Incongruities of Dress


Sub Section: The Young Men of Brooklyn Society: The Bachelors
Article Name: Our Rich Young Men, An Evil Reformed 1854  English vs. American
Article Name: Sons Of Powerful Financial Men Win Success For Themselves
Article Name: Etiquette Advice to the Bachelors That Entertain
Article Name: The Bachelor's Ball
Article Name: Dance of the Bachelor


Sub Section: The Wealthy Businessmen of New York.
Article Name: Wealthy New York City Businessmen Tid-Bits


Sub Section: Wall Street, New York City's Financial District: The Heart of Society's Wealth
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part I
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part II
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part III
Article Name: The Stock Exchange and Curb Exchange
Article Name: Business In New York 1868
Article Name: Merchants Association of New York
Article Name: Speculation
Article Name: How Stocks are Sold
Article Name: Wall Street: The Great Financial Center of America Part I
Article Name: Wall Street: The Great Financial Center of America Part II
Article Name: 1930 List of Stocks and Bonds Businesses
Article Name: Bankers and Wall Street Operators
Article Name: A Seat On 'Change 1902
Article Name: Values of "Change Seats 1905


Sub Section: Wealth At Risk, A Reverse of Fortune
Article Name: Speculation In Stocks
Article Name: Panics, Depressions and Economic Crisis Prior to 1930
Article Name: The Panic of 1819
Article Name: Panic and Depression 1832
Article Name: Panic and Depression 1836
Article Name: The Panic of 1837
Article Name: The Panic of 1857
Article Name: Panic and Depression 1869-1871
Article Name: The Panic of 1873
Article Name: The Panic of 1893-Financial World
Article Name: The Panic of 1901-Market Fails, Panic Reigns Part I
Article Name: The Panic of 1901-Market Fails, Panic Reigns Part II
Article Name: The Panic of 1901-At The Stock Exchange
Article Name: The Panic and Depression of 1929
Article Name: How Shrewd Men Are Ruined 1869


Sub Section: Brooklyn's Aristocracy: The Ihpetonga Ball and Other Society Balls and Receptions
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1886
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1887
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1888
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1889
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1890
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1891
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1892
Article Name: The Annual Ihpetonga Ball 1893
Article Name: Brooklyn Society That Attended The Ihpetonga Ball 1893
Article Name: Ihpetonga's Brilliant Ball 1894
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Poem 1895
Article Name: Tenth Ihpetonga Ball 1895
Article Name: Beautiful Women and Gowns At The Ihpetonga Ball 1895
Article Name: Preparation For The Ball Of Ihpetonga 1896
Article Name: Ball Of Brooklyn's Ihpetonga 1896
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1897
Article Name: Dance Of The Ihpetonga 1898
Article Name: Ihpetonga Ball Tonight 1899
Article Name: No Ihpetonga This Year 1899
Article Name: Prospect Heights Assembly 1895
Article Name: Society Balls and Receptions 1883


Sub Section: Brooklyn Bar
Article Name: Lawyers: Some of the Younger Members of the Brooklyn Bar 1877              Posted 8/29/07


Sub Section: Casual Observations On Brooklyn
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (January) 1885 #1                            Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (January) 1885 #2                            Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (February) 1885 #3                          Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (March) 1885 #4                               Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (April) 1885 #5                                  Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (April) 1885 #6                                  Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (May) 1885 #7                                  Posted 10/5/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (May) 1885 #8                                  Posted 10/5/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (May) 1885 #9                                  Posted 10/5/07
Article Name: Some Casual Talk On Brooklyn (June) 1885 #10                                Posted 11/18/07


Sub Section: Cemeteries and the Funeral Business in Brooklyn
Article Name: Our Hebrew Cemeteries 1886                                 Posted 2/18/07
Article Name: Undertakers: The Funeral Business in Brooklyn 1884                         Posted 4/18/07
Article Name: Old Burial Grounds: Cemeteries in Brooklyn and the County Towns 1886                     Posted 7/30/07
Article Name: Green-Wood Cemetery

Sub Section: City Government Officials Of Brooklyn
Article Name: Mayors of Brooklyn From 1834 to 1872  #1                          Posted 8/10/07
Article Name: Mayors Of Brooklyn From 1834 to 1873: #2                         Posted 8/11/07
Article Name: Mayors Of Brooklyn From 1834 to 1873 #3                          Posted 8/22/07
Article Name: Mayors Of Brooklyn From 1834 to 1873: #4   (last one)       Posted 10/5/07


Sub Section: Disasters, Crime and Tragedies
Article Name: Big Fire in Brownsville: Dozen Families Homeless                                                Posted 5/28/07
Article Name: Big Fire in Greenpoint : Fifty Families Left Homeless 1899                                    Posted 5/28/07
Article Name: Bedlam In The Tenements 1901                                                                             Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: Fire In A Tenement Imperils Many Lives 1898                                                        Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: Roasted Alive: Four Persons Perish In A Tenement House Fire 1891                   Posted 8/31/07
Article Name: Brutal Treatment of a Woman: The Assailant Held For Murder 1880                     Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: A Horrible Tragedy In New York 1880                                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: Story of Dissipation, Quarreling and Death 1875                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Wife Murder: A Tenement House Tragedy 1873                                                    Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Brutality: A Few Specimen Wife Beaters 1875                                                      Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: A Girl's Leap For Life: Driven to Desperation By Her Lover's Brutality 1887         Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Probable Wife Murder: Woman Thrown From Second Story Window 1877          Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Unusual Brutality: A Horrible Case of Domestic Abuse and Misery 1882              Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Fatal Result Of An Eastern District Tenement Row: 1887                               Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten and Kicked to Death 1876                                                          Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten In A Shocking Manner By A Drunken Ruffian 1879                   Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: Paternal Brutality: A Son Beaten To Death By His Father 1873                              Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Shocking Homicide! A Child Killed By Its Father! 1854                                             Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part I                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part II                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part III                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part IV                          Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part V                           Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part VI                          Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: She Choked It: How A Young Mother Murdered Her Child 1887                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: Interred In A Cellar: Remains of A Child Are Found 1885                                       Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Holocaust Of Blood: More Murders In New York 1870                                    Posted 9/3/07


Sub Section: Diseases, and Epidemics
Article Name: Historic Parks of the City of New York            Posted 10/14/06


Sub Section: Education
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: Brooklyn 1883


Sub Section: Historical Information and Reminiscences of Brooklyn
Article Name: A Glance Backwards, Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago Part I                 Posted 7/1/07
Article Name: A Glance Backwards, Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago Part II                Posted 7/1/07
Article Name: A Glance Backwards, Brooklyn Sixty Years Ago Part III               Posted 7/23/07
Article Name:

Brooklyn In 1826: How the City Looked Fifty Years Ago               Posted 8/25/07

Article Name: The Brooklyn of 1838                                                                     Posted 8/25/07
Article Name: Olden Times: Life in Brooklyn a Century Ago                                 Posted 8/25/07
Article Name: Breukelen and Brooklyn: The Dutch Village and American City     Posted 10/8/07


Sub Section: Holidays and Feasts Celebrated In Brooklyn
Article Name: Feast of Purim, A Hebrew Festival Generally Observed in Brooklyn-1889    Posted 11/12/06


Sub Section: Institutions
Article Name: Brooklyn's St. Giles Home 1893       


Sub Section: Miscellaneous Information On Brooklyn
Article Name: A Brief Sketch of Brooklyn
Article Name: The Social Life of Brooklyn                            Posted 4/2/07
Article Name: "History Finally Uncovered" by John J. Burkard (Red Hook Area Historical Researcher and contributor to the "You're The Writer" section.)
Article Name: A Nobler Pen by John J. Burkard (Area Historic Research, Red Hook, Brooklyn, N.Y.) Mr. Burkard is a contributor to the "You're The Writer" section.
Article Name: The Fort That Saved America by John J. Burkard (Red Hook Area Historical Researcher and contributor to the "You're The Writer" section.)
Article Name: The Ghetto of Brooklyn 1900                         Posted 11/12/06
Article Name: Brooklyn's Water Front Pre: 1912                  Posted 3/29/07
Article Name: Happenings in Brooklyn City 1853                     Posted 7/4/07


Sub Section: Neighborhoods Of Brooklyn
Article Name: The Heights: Reminiscences of An Interesting Part Of Brooklyn 1887               Posted 8/5/07


Sub Section: Organizations
Article Name: Brooklyn's Charitable Organizations                                                          Posted 5/27/07


Sub Section: Riots
Article Name: A Serious Riot In Williamsburg City 1853 And A Riot In Brooklyn City 1853
Article Name: Mob Excitement In Brooklyn - 1861
Article Name: Many Are Wounded In Brooklyn Riot 1910


Sub Section: Voting Information
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: First-Third Wards 1900                                               Posted 7/4/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Fourth-Fifth Wards 1900                                             Posted 7/4/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn : Sixth Ward 1900                                                         Posted 7/6/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Seventh Ward 1900                                                     Posted 7/6/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Eighth Ward 1900                                                         Posted 7/6/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Ninth Ward 1900                                                           Posted 7/6/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Tenth Ward 1900                                                          Posted 7/6/07
Article Name: Election Districts In Brooklyn: Eleventh-Twelfth Ward 1900                                        Posted 7/9/07
Article Name: Election Districts in Brooklyn: Thirteenth-Fourteenth Ward 1900                                 Posted 7/9/07
Article Name: Election Districts In Brooklyn: Fifteenth Ward-1900                                                     Posted 7/9/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: First Assembly District 1901                                                     Posted 7/11/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Second Assembly District 1901                                                Posted 7/17/07
Article Name:

Borough of Brooklyn: Third Assembly District 1901                                                     Posted 7/17/07

Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Fourth Assembly District 1901                                                   Posted 7/30/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Fifth Assembly District 1901                                                      Posted 8/1/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Sixth Assembly District 1901                                                     Posted 8/23/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Seventh Assembly District 1901                                                Posted 8/23/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Eighth Assembly District 1901                                                    Posted 9/21/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Ninth Assembly District 1901                                                      Posted 9/23/07
Article Name: Borough of Brooklyn: Tenth Assembly District 1901                                                     Posted 9/23/07


Sub Section: Worship
Article Name: Churches and Charities of Brooklyn                  Posted 6/19/07
Article Name: Judaism in Brooklyn 1891    Posted 11/30/06
Article Name: Brooklyn's Notable Features and Attractions: Churches Part I                   Posted 7/30/07
Article Name: Brooklyn's Notable Features and Attractions: Churches Part II                   Posted 7/30/07


Special Sub Section: Preachers of Brooklyn (All Faiths)
Article Name: The Preachers of Brooklyn: No. 1 Bishop Littlejohn                                            Posted 8/7/07
Article Name: The Preachers of Brooklyn: No. 2, The Rev. Richard S. Storrs, Jr., D.D.           Posted 8/11/07
Article Name: The Preachers of Brooklyn: No.3, The Roman Catholic Clergy                           Posted 9/21/07
Article Name: The Preachers Of Brooklyn: No.4 The Rev. Abel Stevens, LL.B.                       Posted 5/17/08


Section: Bronx-Bronx County
Article Name: Old Mansions of the West Bronx Pre-1922 Part I
Article Name: Old Mansions of the West Bronx Pre-1922 Part II
Article Name: Bronx Bridges Part I                                     Posted 6/19/07
Article Name: Bronx Bridges Part II                                    Posted 6/19/07
Article Name: Bronx Bridges Part III                                   Posted 6/19/07
Article Name: Just Rambling About Harlem And The Bronx #1 (June) 1898               Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: Just Rambling About Harlem And The Bronx #2 (June) 1898               Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: Just Rambling About Harlem And The Bronx #3 (June) 1898               Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: Just Rambling About Harlem and The Bronx #4 ( July) 1898                Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: Just Rambling About Harlem And The Bronx #5 (July) 1898                 Posted 8/29/07
Article Name: The Settlement and Early History of the Bronx                                      Posted 10/8/07
Article Name: The Bronx: A Brief Description                                                              Posted 2/21/08


Section: Queens-Queens County
Article Name: History of Jamaica, Borough of Queens, NYC                                 Posted 4/15/07
Article Name: Jamaica, Queens Transportation Pre: 1920                                     Posted 4/15/07
Article Name: Recreation in Jamaica, Queens Pre: 1920                                       Posted 4/15/07


Section: Staten Island-Richmond County
Article Name: Historical Sketch of Staten island                                     Posted 4/14/07

 
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