(Re)connecting Brooklyn’s History: Brooklyn’s Homefront During World War II

Open to: All Teachers
Opportunity at a Glance: The history and legacy of the Second World War can be seen all around us in Brooklyn.  Once home to hundreds of factories, shipyards, and warehouses, and responsible for sending millions of service members off to the front lines, Brooklyn was arguably one of the most important communities in waging and winning the war.  

During this session participant will visit the following:

  • The Brooklyn Navy Yard;
  • The Brooklyn Army Terminal; and
  • Lesser-known sites that help tell stories about labor, housing, and culture.

In addition to, reviewing primary source documents and oral histories.

This program will help illuminate Brooklynites’ experience of World War II.

Key dates:  Thursday April 7th from 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration deadline: Thursday April 7th

Take action: Register here
For more information: crudoy@bklynlibrary.org