Breaking ground

Breaking ground
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Title: Breaking ground

Caption: "Breaking ground for the five-story dormitory of the Yeshivath Torah Vodaath [and Mesivta at 160 South 2nd Street], Rabbi Samuel Goder, director of the institution, operates the controls in the cabin of the crane while Borough Secretary Joseph Reich looks on."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Apr. 10, 1946; "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Yeshivat Torah ṿa-da‘at ṿeha-Metivta.
Ground breaking ceremonies
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 0622