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Guide to the Eckford Social Club Scrapbook 1991.049

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Eckford Social Club of Brooklyn.
Title: Eckford Social Club Scrapbook
Dates [inclusive]: [1871]-1961, bulk 1899-1956
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1899-1956
Abstract: The Eckford Social Club was founded as the Eckford Baseball Club in 1855 by a group of shipwrights and dock laborers employed at Eckford and Webb’s shipyard. This bound scrapbook consists primarily of newspaper clippings relating to the club’s members and to club business. Also included are official and social documents, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet in 1 Oversize Box
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Mixed materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: 1991.049