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The Brooklyn story

DeGrandval Burke

The Brooklyn story

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Published by Afro-American Cultural and Service Center in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • African Americans,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementresearched and edited by DeGrandval Burke
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25593074M
    OCLC/WorldCa6614067

    Brooklyn's economy grows, and it is incorporated as the City of Brooklyn in Soon after, in , the Green-Wood Cemetery is created. Twenty years later, in , the Brooklyn Academy of Music is formed. Prospect Park opens to the public in , and one of Brooklyn's most famous landmarks, the Brooklyn Bridge, is opened in Author: Kristen Goode.


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