On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play on a Major League Baseball team. His courageous decision and that of Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey changed the face of the Civil Rights Movement. The Center for Brooklyn History joined Peter Golenbock, author of the classic Dodger’s history Bums; William Rhoden, former New York Timessports columnist and author of Forty Million Dollar Slaves; and Joe Dorinson whose upcoming book is The Black Athlete As Hero, for a look at Robinson, the other legendary Dodgers players, and the unforgettable moments of the team’s “Glory Days” as told through the yearbooks, photos, clippings, and memorabilia that make up the Center for Brooklyn History’s vast Dodger’s holdings. CBH archivist Sarah Quick gave an introduction to the collection.
This program was part of Center for Brooklyn History’s “Out of the Box ’’ series, offered in connection with BPL’s 125th Anniversary. “Out of the Box” showcases Center for Brooklyn History’s remarkable collections as experts, eyewitnesses, and CBH staff uncover gems from the archives and reflect on the history they tell.
Travel Essentials for Family Summer Getaways
Appreciate a stress-free and unforgettable summertime escape with your Family by seeing to it to examine these travel needs to have’s. Personalize according to your needs!
The Wild Atlantic Way
Ireland’s lengthiest touring path with 2500km of beautiful cliff top and country roads to explore. The course adheres to destinated signage from Cork to Donegal or vice versa.
Beyond Charas – Will Parvati Valley Ever Be Seen for What It Is?
The Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh is an extremely stunning area, yet the majority of people understand it a lot more for its charas than its appeal. Even till a decade back, the valley stayed underground, rather surprisingly, and primarily saw international visitors, as Indian visitors preferred other locations in the Himalayan state.
How to Plan The Best Food Vacation of Your Life
Taking a trip is an exceptionally rewarding experience. However, it comes to be all the a lot more amazing when great food is thrown in. Afterall, isn’t food the very best means of being familiar with a nation’s society and also ultimately, coming to be a part of it? If you enjoy food as well as would do anything to integrate it with the delight of traveling, after that you are at the best place. Below, we offer you some ideas on just how to intend the utmost food holiday that will certainly please both your internal wanderlust and also food lover.
A Traveler’s Tale of Athens to Nafpion
Places to see while traveling to Greece! Outing are a lot fun, when you now where to go and what to do! Consume where the locals consume as well as you will certainly be happy.Travel along with me and obtain the most out of your journeys!
History of the Taxi
You may not offer taxis a reservation, yet they’ve been around for centuries. Yes, centuries!
How to Start Your Travel Journal
Composing a traveling journal can be an enjoyable experience. You will be writing everything from your travels around the globe and creating a memorabilia of types. After a few years, the journal will certainly be like a fountain of fond memories for you. So, if you have been preparing to begin a travel journal for rather time currently, below are a few pointers that will certainly assist you get going.
5 Ways To Prevent Identity Theft While On Vacation
Going on a holiday is just one of the most effective methods to do away with anxiety, explore new culture and areas, and also connect with brand-new people and build a life time friendship. However, we all recognize that vacations can be ruined by lawbreakers. Taking some precautions before you leave home will certainly make a distinction between a long-lasting nightmare and happy memories.
Benefits of Bespoke Family Holidays
Preparation a family holiday can be such a daunting experience. You have member of the family of every ages as well as everybody has different rate of interests.
Holiday Planners Travel Agency – What Do They Do?
Years ago you would certainly walk right into a regional travel firm, tell them where you want to go as well as they would give you a rate. Typically not an excellent one, which is why numerous individuals have not taken complete benefit of the on the internet vacation organizers travel bureau professionals.