Battlers in the dark

Battlers in the dark
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Title: Battlers in the dark

Caption: "Battlers in the dark--Patrolman George DeMott of 122 69th St., left, and Robert Hayes of 8220 Fort Hamilton Parkway, at W. 30th St. station, Manhattan, preparing to go home after pitched battle in dark with two safecrackers which ended with one of the thugs dead, the other [an African American man pictured ] a prisoner. Note patch on DeMott's cheek, covering up only battle injury to police, and knocked-off safe tumblers in police hands."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Stamped on verso: date: Oct. 30, 1953; "Brooklyn Eagle."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Crime
Subject: African American men
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: CRIM 0113