At cornerstone laying

At cornerstone laying
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Title: At cornerstone laying

Speaker in academic robes at podium; others in academic robes seated in rows behind him. Caption: "At Cornerstone Laying: Dr. Harry D. Gideonse, president of Brooklyn College, pays tribute to those who successfully fought for the erection of Whitman Hall at Brooklyn College. Seated behind Dr. Gideonse at cornerstone laying ceremonies are chairmen of departments at the college, deans and directors."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Geller, Jules, photographer.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Apr. 15, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp and photographer's stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Brooklyn College.
Brooklyn College -- Presidents.
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 0015