And they are only beginners

And they are only beginners
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Title: And they are only beginners

Caption: "And they are only beginners--Swimming is a required subject at Manual Training [High School located at 237 Seventh Avenue] just like English 1. The girls shown above are in the beginners class. Backstroking [left to right] are McGilligan, Lorraine Pinkermell, Barbara Turner, June Evans,and Nancy Andrews." The school's name changed in 1960 to John Jay High School and its name changed again in 2001 to Secondary School for Law Journalism and Research.

Date: 1948
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Apr. 10, 1948.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Manual Training High School (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Swimming pools
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 1069