At the controls

At the controls
Enlarge Image

Why am I seeing a watermark?
Title: At the controls

Caption: "At the controls--Mayor O'Dwyer takes over the operation of steam shovel at ground-breaking ceremonies for new building for Jewish Sanitarium and Hospital for Chronic Disease[s], Rutland Road and E. 49th St. Offering their expert advice are, left to right, Isaac Albert, president of the institution; Jacob Ponemone, vice president and building committee chairman, and Harry Meyerowitz, chairman of the board of directors."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
East Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Date stamped on verso: on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: O'Dwyer, William, 1890-1964.
Ground breaking ceremonies
Steam shovels
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: HOSP 0318