Old News of a Broken Land
October 24, 2004 6:51 PM Subscribe
Six decades of Brooklyn as chronicled by the paper that Walt Whitman edited for two years. The Brooklyn Public Library has made available a searchable version of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902. Among other things chronicled, Brooklyn's version of Draft Riots, the death of Lincoln as well as many bits and pieces that simply illuminate urban life more than a century ago. And, of course, there are ads.
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