Crowds throng Loeser's closing out sale

Crowds throng Loeser's closing out sale
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Title: Crowds throng Loeser's closing out sale

Line of shoppers waiting outside Loeser's department store; "going out of business" signs in storefront windows; policeman (back to camera) in left foreground. Caption: "CROWDS THRONG LOESER'S CLOSING OUT SALE: Part of long lines of shoppers, which stretched around block, wait outside Fulton St. entrance of famed old Brooklyn department store. At noon, doors opened and big sale, which will continue until entire stock is sold out, began. . . ."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Geller, Jules.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Feb. 14, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; "Eagle Staff Photo by Geller."
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Department stores
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: DEPT 0137