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History: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online, 1841-1902

The "borough of homes and churches" was chronicled by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle under the guidance of a series of well-regarded editors, including Walt Whitman. The Brooklyn Public Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services have digitized over seventy years of paper. The entire run from 1841 to 1902 can be searched by keyword, date, and content type. The site includes an introduction to the paper's history and a timeline. <>