For crippled children

For crippled children
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Title: For crippled children

Caption: "For crippled children--Fireman Mike Blackie, busy in his 'workshop' at the Fire Department's Union St. garage, applies the finishing touches to one of the 'junior' sized steel hammocks which he constructs from discarded bed and crib springs of angle iron for the outdoor use of youngsters at St. Charles Hospital for Crippled Children in Port Jefferson. In the background are adult hammocks built from the same materials."

Date: 1947
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Jul[y] 15, 1947; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Fire fighters
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 0594