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This is a guide to primary and secondary resources on local Brooklyn history.
The DPLA is an online repository with over 33 million items of digitized cultural heritage from institutions across the US, including images, text, videos and audio. Has a wealth of Brooklyn-related historical images and artifacts.
Between 1939-1941, the NYC Department of Taxation took photos of every building in NYC to improve the process of assessing property tax. These images have been digitized and are accessible in a searchable database. Learn more about the project in this New York Times article.