Detention pens

Detention pens
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Title: Detention pens

Man in profile standing before metal prison door in courthouse building on Adams Street and Myrtle Avenue (no longer extant) that also served as police station and prison; African American female prisoner looking out behind grates of door.

Date: 1922
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from inscription on verso.
On verso: date inscribed: March '22.
Collection: Government
Subject: Prisons
African American prisoners
Public buildings
Lost architecture
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 0008