For better gardens

For better gardens
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Title: For better gardens

Three women with plumed hats sitting at table before sign reading, "A & S Garden CENTER." Caption: "FOR BETTER GARDENS: Three of the borough's garden club experts who took part in opening yesterday of Abraham & Straus Garden Center as they took over their jobs of staffing the exhibit. Left to right are Edna L. Blatchford of the Central Garden Club, Mrs. Noah L. Peterson of the Bay Ridge Garden Club, and Mrs. Robert A. Booke of the Central Club. Behind Mrs. Booke is spray of forsythia, borough's official flower and theme flower of the exhibit."

Date: 1949
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Apr. 6, 1949.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Women gardeners
Department stores
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: DEPT 0047