Desecrated by hoodlums

Desecrated by hoodlums
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Title: Desecrated by hoodlums

Rabbi standing in altar of unidentified synagogue; ripped furniture and other debris before him. Caption: "DESECRATED BY HOODLUMS: Rabbi Silverman, in prayer shawl, examines part of the wreckage left by vandals at the altar. The pulpit, in front, also was defiled."

Date: 1945
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Apr. 15, 1945; "Eagle staff photo."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Vandalism
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: CRIM 0163