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Title [Williamsburgh in the 19th century (page 1 of 5)]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.084
Date 1909
Description From "New York, a Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Metropolitan City of America, 1853" [handwritten on page]

Summarizes the rise of Williamsburgh in the early 19th-century, including the planning of the town and its residential character.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
Grand Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Ferries
Urban planning
Copyright Public domain