From the Archives

Uncorked History: Vintage Artifacts

1 year, 9 months ago
Juli Jackson shows off her family treasures to Aileen Chumard, BLDG92 Executive Director, and Dennis Riley, BNYDC archivist Juli Jackson shows off her family treasures to Aileen Chumard, BLDG92 Executive Director, and Dennis Riley, BNYDC archivist

Staff at BLDG92 were extremely excited to receive an incredible trove of materials donated by Juli Jackson to the BNYDC archives.  Ms. Jackson is the daughter of Kathryn Steiner (nee Lackey), who christened the USS Brooklyn (CL-40) at the Yard in 1936, as well as the grand-daughter of Frank Lackey who served in Brooklyn for over 40 years as a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve and as commander of the New York State Naval Militia and eventually died at the Brooklyn Naval Hospital in 1944.  See the finding aid to this collection for more information or visit BLDG 92 in the Fall when we will have select items on display. 

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