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Name Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)

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Image of [Aerial view of Brooklyn Navy Yard] - Anthony Costanzo Brooklyn Navy Yard collection

[Aerial view of Brooklyn Navy Yard] - Anthony Costanzo Brooklyn Navy Yard collection

BUAER NEG / F-3- / Misc folder / RESTRICTED / 354056 [written on verso]. Aerial view of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Image of Bird's Eye View of the City of N.Y. - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

Bird's Eye View of the City of N.Y. - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

Bird's eye view of New York City and eastern Brooklyn.

Image of [Williamsburg Bridge walkway] - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

[Williamsburg Bridge walkway] - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

View of the pedestrian walkway on the Williamsburg Bridge.

Image of American Sugar-Refining Company - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

American Sugar-Refining Company - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

American Sugar-Refining Company, Havemeyer and Brooklyn Houses. The company owned refineries located in Brooklyn, and had offices at Wall and South Streets in Manhattan.

Image of The Last Cable Laid - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

The Last Cable Laid - Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection

View of the Williamsburg Bridge taken when the first stage of its construction was completed.

Image of Military band marching in the Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade. - Early Brooklyn and Long Island photograph collection

Military band marching in the Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade. - Early Brooklyn and Long Island photograph collection

Military band marching in the Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade. Bedford Avenue at Heyward Street. May 30, 1895. 47th Inf. U.S.V. N.Y.

Image of [James Hazard and his ferry boat] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[James Hazard and his ferry boat] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

About 1797, Jame Hazard ran a row boat from Grand Street, New York to what is not foot of Grand Street, Williamsburgh. [handwritten on page] See v1974.22.1.063 Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Original ferry, Williamsburg - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Original ferry, Williamsburg - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Original ferry, Williamsburg [handwritten on page] Circlular print of boat/ferry dock with house in the background. See v1974.22.1.062 Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Richard A. Woodhull, establishment of Williamsburgh, and ferry] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Richard A. Woodhull, establishment of Williamsburgh, and ferry] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Richard A. Woodhull of New York City about the commencement of th 19th century (1804) purchased through Samuel Titus of Newtown some fifteen acres from the farm of Charles Titus. This land situated in the vicinity of North Second Street, then called Bushwick Street, was soon laid out by Woodhull in city lots and named Williamsburgh. He then established a ferry from North Second Street to Corlears Hook, now known as Grand Street, New York. [handwritten on page] Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Original first Grand Street Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Original first Grand Street Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Original First Grand Church (Brooklyn). Being built in 1833 on Grand Street near Bedford Avenue. Dedicated as the Methodist Protestant Chirch of Williamsburgh, became known as the Old Grand Street Church, removed in 1847 to North 7th Street, east Bedford crossings [?] Avenues. After its removal, partially rebuilt and changed to a tenament house. [handwritten on page] Newspaper photograph of original Grand Street Church. Man leaning on fence post on right. It appears that Armbruster traced some of the lines on the house and tree post in black ink. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Summary of South Street Methodist Episcopal Church] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Summary of South Street Methodist Episcopal Church] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

South Second Street Methodist Episcopal Church. Originally known as the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Williamsburgh. Organized in 1806, when Williamsburgh was a small village with only a few hundred inhabitants. First building, which stood in a cornfield, was a small frame structure. Present brick building built in 1837. [handwritten on page] See v1974.22.1.068 for newspaper photo. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Williamsburgh in 1840 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh in 1840 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh in 1840. [handwritten on page] Sketch of Williamsburgh (Williamsburg?) from coast. Streets, houses, and churches sketched. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Williamsburgh bell tower in flames - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh bell tower in flames - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh bell tower in flames [hand written on page] Drawing of bell tower on fire. Man is sliding down rope to ground. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Williamsburgh Trust Company at Bridge Plaza - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Trust Company at Bridge Plaza - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Trust Company at Bridge Plazza [sic] [handwritten on page] Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [New York City water front lithograph] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[New York City water front lithograph] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

A lithograph drawing of Manhattan and Brooklyn waterfronts. Semi-overhead, panoramic view, appears to be looking from New Jersey. Sailboats and steampowered ships feature prominently in the foreround and background. Time period depicted is unknown. Armbruster wrote names of towns and townships below. They read from right to left as follows: Flushing, Astoria, Maspeth, Bushwick / [indistinguishable word] , Williamsburgh, Brooklyn, Coney Island. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [City of Brooklyn established, January 1, 1855] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[City of Brooklyn established, January 1, 1855] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

January 1, 1855 Brooklyn and Williamsburgh Cities and Township of Bushwick incorporated as City of Brooklyn. [above text handwritten on page] Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Grand Street ferry Williamsburgh - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Grand Street ferry Williamsburgh - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Grand Street Ferry Williamsburgh [handwritten on page below print] Image depicts stream ship. Dock pictured on left, sailboat on right. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Broadway Williamsburgh. Bedford to Driggs Avenue. - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Broadway Williamsburgh. Bedford to Driggs Avenue. - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Broadway Williamsburgh. Bedford to Driggs Avenue [handwritten on page] Print depicts town square area with trolley and people. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Williamsburgh Savings Bank - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Savings Bank - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Williamsburgh Savings Bank, Broadway and Driggs Avenue [handwritten on page] Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Print of Broadway and South 8th Street] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Print of Broadway and South 8th Street] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Overhead view of Broadway in Brooklyn. Cross-sections with Berry Street, Bedford Avenue, and Driggs Avenue. Notable businesses and institutions on map include: Kings County Savings Bank, Williamsburg Savings Bank, Smith Gray & Co. Clothiers. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"