Fulton Street Trade Card Collection

November 15, 2005 - February 28, 2006

Business Library (branch info)

Fulton Street Trade Card Collection

Brooklyn Public Library has digitized and is providing free online access to an exciting collection of 245 colorfully illustrated and often humorous advertising cards from businesses located on Fulton Street from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This collection is one of the many treasures found at the Brooklyn Collection of Brooklyn Public Library. The world's largest public archive for the study of Brooklyn's social and cultural history is located in Central Library on Grand Army Plaza. For a limited time, you can see selected trade cards on display at the Business Library.

» View the Fulton Street Trade Card Collection

Brooklyn Public Library — Business Library
280 Cadman Plaza West at Tillary Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Public Transportation:
2, 3, 4 or 5 to Borough Hall
A, C or F to Jay Street/Borough Hall
M or R to Court Street

 

The Fulton Street Trade Card Collection digitization project was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.