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Guide to the Allen J. Kone collection of Brooklyn postcards 2016.014

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Allen J. Kone collection of Brooklyn postcards
Dates [inclusive]: 1899-1952
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1904-1935
Abstract: The collection comprises approximately 840 photographic and picture postcards collected by Allen J. Kone that relate to Brooklyn, chiefly documenting the Brooklyn Bridge and the Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Fort Greene neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Within these neighborhoods institutions such as charities, schools, civic buildings, and churches are represented, as well as businesses and leisure locations such as clubs, restaurants, and theaters. The bulk of the collection dates from the early twentieth century. Some cards are postmarked and/or stamped and have handwritten messages.
Quantity: 0.52 linear feet in one box
Graphic materials [Box]: 1 of 1
Call Phrase: 2016.014