Ceiling-hider captured

Ceiling-hider captured
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Title: Ceiling-hider captured

Policeman at top helping adolescent boy (face hidden) down ladder; one other policeman and reaching hands partly visible at bottom. Caption: "CEILING-HIDER CAPTURED: Patrolman Edward Hoffmann pulls 15-year-old William Butler through a 2-foot-square hole in ceiling at 273 Monroe St. Right, the boy, hiding for fear of punishment for playing hookey to see Dodgers play, is comforted by another policeman [not shown]."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lambert, Al.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: May 14, 1954; "Eagle photos by Lambert."
Collection: Crime
Subject: Teenage boys
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 0148