Building a church

Building a church
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Title: Building a church

Scene in Prospect Park at the annual Anniversary Day parade of the Brooklyn Sunday School Union showing three costumed children on parade float in tableau apparently representing Martin Luther's nailing of the ninety-five theses in Wittenberg; older boy behind float holding banner. Caption on verso: "Building a Church: Tiny missionaries from St. Matthew-Emanuel Lutheran Church illustrate how their forefathers sped the growth of Protestantism in Brooklyn in the past 300 years."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jun. 11, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Holidays
Subject: Parade floats
Sunday schools
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: HOLI 0317