Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

NYTimes on the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Times has featured a look at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The 13th slide is a photo of BLDG92, the interactive museum/community center where Sylvia’s letters are still on display: … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

LA Review of Books

Again, this is not particularly blog related but a piece a wrote has been published by the LA Review of Books, see it here! It is about the book From … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

American Girl Dolls

This is not exactly related to my grandparents but it does have to do with femininity in history! I wrote this for the Huffington Post: American Girl: How Radical Can a … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Confronting Censorship

The final installment of my posts on the Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog has gone up! Check it out here: http://bldg92.org/blog/confronting-censorship-1/

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Second Navy Yard Blog Post

My second post is now on the Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog, check it out! http://bldg92.org/blog/use-v-mail-its-patriotic/

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brooklyn Navy Yard Blog Post

The first of a series of blog posts that I wrote for the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been posted. Happy Women’s History Month! http://bldg92.org/blog/investigating-womens-letters/  

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Advice to Letter Writers

Some Advice from Ladies’ Home Journal about what to put in a letter to “Your Men In Uniform” – March 1943

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

My parents went to see Sylvia’s letters on display @BLDG92 – the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center. The whole center is beautiful and engaging. Go there and support this great new … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Knots of Love

This is a postcard that is currently on view at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center (@BLDG92)! Go see it in person!     Alex Rosner A.S. Company 360 US N.T.S. … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

BLDG92 – The Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

Have you ever wanted to see these letters in person and not just online? Now you can at BLDG92 – The Brooklyn Navy Yard Center! Two of Sylvia’s letters are … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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