Interested in learning more about your neighborhood? Conducting historical resource? Here are some tools that might be of interest:


OldNYC: Mapping Historical Photographs of New York City

1940s NYC

1980s NYC

Department of Records

NY Historical Society

Center for Brooklyn History

6,711 Historic Brooklyn Photos and Premium High Res Pictures - Getty Images


Mapping Inequality

Sanborn Maps, Available Online | Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Brooklyn Public Library Map Collections

NYPL Fire Insurance, Topographic and Property Maps

NYPL Map Rectifier

Urban Archive

Brooklyn Public Library (bklynlibrary.org)


index (fultonhistory.com)

Fulton Search

Brooklyn Public Library - Onsite Archive (newspapers.com)

Norwegian Newspapers (Norsk Tidende) Søk i millioner av norske aviser på nett | Nasjonalbiblioteket (nb.no)

(Details: The Norwegian Immigration Assoc. has exciting news: Nordisk Tidende is available online - The Norwegian American )

Newspaper, Available Online | Library of Congress (loc.gov)

NYS Historic Newspapers

Aerial Views

Aerial Photographs and Images - Library of Congress

NYC Then & Now


Browse Digital Content | The Green-Wood Cemetery | The Green-Wood Cemetery

Norwegian Immigration Association Collection - Norwegian Immigration Association Collection (oclc.org)

HPD Building Info (hpdnyc.org)

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free & Borrowable Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine

Google Books

Welcome to New York Historical Society | Digital Collections | New York Historical Society | Digital Collections (nyhistory.org)

Digital Public Library of America (dp.la)


Seymour B. Durst Old York Library (columbia.edu)

Digital Collections (nysed.gov)

Digital Culture | of Metropolitan New York (dcmny.org)

Empire State Digital Network

Exhibits & Collections - New York Transit Museum (nytransitmuseum.org)


Curt Teich Collection: