College comes of age

College comes of age
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Title: College comes of age

Large group of college students standing and walking on campus and library with clock tower in background. Caption: "College comes of age--Brooklyn College attains legal maturity Tuesday when Flatbush institution of higher learning celebrates its 21st birthday. From modest start in rented questers on Pearl St., municipal college blossomed full-bloom on 42-acre tract of land off Bedford Ave. and Avenue H in 1937 thanks to federal funds and city support."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks.
On verso: date stamped: May 13, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Overexposed in left margin.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Brooklyn College.
College students
Library buildings
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 0046