165 years young

165 years young
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Title: 165 years young

Caption: "165 years young--Merritt Whitman (SCHL 0819), junior at Erasmus Hall High School [located at 911 Flatbush Avenue], garbed in costume of 18th century gentleman, tolls old schoolmaster's bell in front of old academy building. Regents' Chancellor John P. Myers (SCHL 0818) presents 165-year-old charter of academy to Acting Principal William J. Stratton as fellow regents, left to right, Welles V. Moot, Roger W. Straus and Jacob L. Holtzman, look on. Clad in costumes of founding date (SCHL 0822), are student hosts at birthday celebration of Flatbush school. They are Arthur Olson, and left to right, Alice Flor, Hilda Goldman and Rose Tursellino.."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Fox, Dan, photographer.
More Details: Cropped: 8 x 6 in.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 20, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; "Eagle staff photo by Fox."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Erasmus Hall High School.
High school students
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: SCHL 0819