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Title Williamsburgh (page 1 of 2)
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.074
Date 1909
Description Text from Historical Collections of the state of New York, 1841. Informal citation on page.

Summarizes rapid expansion of Williamsburgh due to proximity to ferry boat to Manhattan and robust waterfront on the East River. Also includes the extent of the village in terms of infrastructure and business establishments. Population was 5094.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Grand Street Ferry
Grand Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Ferries
Ferry terminals
Waterfronts
Boat & ship industry
Churches
Printing
Manufacturing
Copyright Public domain