“A Widow’s Mite”

Benjamin Feldman is one of Green-Wood’s most ardent enthusiasts. For many years, Ben spent a good deal of his free time cataloguing Green-Wood’s collections. Inspired by Green-Wood stories, he wrote Butchery on Bond Street: Sexual Politics and The Burdell-Cunningham Case in Antebellum New York (2007) (the story of the Dr. Harvey Burdell and Emma Cunningham, … Read more

A Few Odds and Ends . . .

Ben Feldman is a great Green-Wood fan. Fascinated by history, he finds many of the subjects of his research and writing at Green-Wood. So, he wrote about Dr. Harvey Burdell and the woman who stood trial and was acquitted of his murder in 1857, Emma Cunningham, in Butchery on Bond Street. And, his book, Call … Read more