Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

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/ Advertisements

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

Cock-Eyed Postcard

This sexist postcard is a fascinating artifact. A cross eyed, angry, large, curvy woman stares right out from the image. She assumes that her goofy, malicious sailor beau (framed behind … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment