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I ♥ NY

A flyer advertising the 1982 Brooklyn College Country Fair designed by Alexander Tanchoco.

I ♥ NY

A flyer advertising the 1982 Brooklyn College Country Fair designed by Alexander Tanchoco.

The Royal Couple

‘Butch’ Landesman and Jeannie Roberts were the King and Queen of the Brooklyn Country Fair in 1941. Butch’s gesture of tossing a handful of posies to the audience was apparently quite the show stopper according the May 9, 1941 issue

The Royal Couple

‘Butch’ Landesman and Jeannie Roberts were the King and Queen of the Brooklyn Country Fair in 1941. Butch’s gesture of tossing a handful of posies to the audience was apparently quite the show stopper according the May 9, 1941 issue

Flatbush Collision Repairs

Gerie Becker and Myron Helfgott pose for a photograph that was later displayed with other pictures, posters, and a scarecrow in a straw hat in a Woolworth window to advertise for the 1943 Brooklyn College Country Fair.

Flatbush Collision Repairs

Gerie Becker and Myron Helfgott pose for a photograph that was later displayed with other pictures, posters, and a scarecrow in a straw hat in a Woolworth window to advertise for the 1943 Brooklyn College Country Fair.

Ready, Aim, Fire!

Students participate in toy gun game at the 1950 Brooklyn College Country Fair.

Ready, Aim, Fire!

Students participate in toy gun game at the 1950 Brooklyn College Country Fair.

Happy 11th Birthday Brooklyn College!

The Brooklyn College Country Fair was initiated by Dean Adele Bildersee in 1938. A historical note about the fair describes how Dr. Harry D. Gideonse,  president at Brooklyn College from 1939 to 1966 annually would be photographed cutting the ‘birthday’

Happy 11th Birthday Brooklyn College!

The Brooklyn College Country Fair was initiated by Dean Adele Bildersee in 1938. A historical note about the fair describes how Dr. Harry D. Gideonse,  president at Brooklyn College from 1939 to 1966 annually would be photographed cutting the ‘birthday’

Brooklyn College Playboy Club

Giant student-made Playboy bunny who was planted in front of the Playboy Club booth. Taken at the Brooklyn College Country Fair, 1966. From the Brooklyn College D-Space archive.

Brooklyn College Playboy Club

Giant student-made Playboy bunny who was planted in front of the Playboy Club booth. Taken at the Brooklyn College Country Fair, 1966. From the Brooklyn College D-Space archive.

I Think That I Shall Never See a Plant as Repulsive as a Pea

150 Brooklyn College students spent the summer of 1943 in Morrisville, NY picking peas and string beans by day and studying farm biology, geology, rural sociology, and war service courses in military topography and navigation. Majoring in Peas published in

I Think That I Shall Never See a Plant as Repulsive as a Pea

150 Brooklyn College students spent the summer of 1943 in Morrisville, NY picking peas and string beans by day and studying farm biology, geology, rural sociology, and war service courses in military topography and navigation. Majoring in Peas published in

President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking at Brooklyn College Cornerstone Laying, 1936

Thanks to Maura A. Smale a librarian at NYC College of Technology  for introducing me to the CUNY Libraries using DSpace hosted by the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. Over a dozen CUNYs are hosting archival collections in

President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking at Brooklyn College Cornerstone Laying, 1936

Thanks to Maura A. Smale a librarian at NYC College of Technology  for introducing me to the CUNY Libraries using DSpace hosted by the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. Over a dozen CUNYs are hosting archival collections in