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Title Williamsburgh in 1828
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.071
Date 1909
Description Text from the Brooklyn Advance, September 1882.

Williamsburgh was a country village in 1828 situated in vast fields. Author of account juxaposes this scene with the noisy factories on the nearby East River.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
Greenpoint (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
East River (N.Y.)
Subject Headings Factories
Country life
Copyright Public domain