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Brett Dion

Brett Dion is the Oral History Project Archivist at Brooklyn Historical Society. Hired in
2015 with funding for the project from the National Historical Publications and Records
Commission (NHPRC), Brett is responsible for processing and describing the Voices of
Generations: Investigating Brooklyn’s Cultural Identity oral history collections and
managing a processing team of three interns. Prior to BHS, Brett worked as a Registrar
and Archives Technician for the New York Transit Museum where he maintained records
for collections and processed, cataloged and digitized photographs, maps, artifacts, film
and video, and other materials for the museum’s collection management system and
exhibitions. Brett has ten years of digitization experience, including magnetic tape, and
holds a BA in Communications from Hofstra University and a Masters of Science with
Archives Certification from Pratt Institute’s School of Information & Library Science,
where he graduated with distinction.