Courthouse danger spot

Courthouse danger spot
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Title: Courthouse danger spot

Three men in suits (backs to camera) walking in corrider of court building at 120 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights. Caption: "COURTHOUSE DANGER SPOT: Prisoner is led down public corridor in Central Courts Building, heading for courtroom on floor below. Stairway, open to the public, is behind door at far end. . . . County Judge Leibowitz contends a pal of a prisoner might hide behind door and shoot guards to help effect an escape."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: May 18, 1946; "Eagle Staff photo."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Government
Subject: Courthouses
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: GOVT 0047