America's sweet tot

America's sweet tot
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Title: America's sweet tot

Boy standing in crib to reach for chocolates offered by girl standing next to him. Caption: "America's sweet tot: That's the title hung on Barry, 3, at the Infants Home of Brooklyn [1358 56th St.] in observance of Sweetest Day. Here he makes a selection of a sweet offered by his friend, Linda. Gifts were distributed at the home -- and other orphanages -- by the Sweetest Day Committee."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Oct. 20, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Social Welfare
Subject: Orphans
Chocolate candy
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: SWEL 0516