Double luck

Double luck
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Title: Double luck

Boy eating at picnic table and holding fishing pole. Caption: "DOUBLE LUCK: Young anglers above are shown with prizes awarded by Abraham & Straus to lucky kids who caught tagged fish in Prospect Park lake. At gala 'Fish Fry' in park's picnic grounds yesterday, borough department store gave away $2,000 worth of gifts as climax to its Junior Anglers contest. . . . Billy Rasso, 8, in center photo [DEPT 0019], is congratulated by Robert E. Blum, vice president of A & S, left, and Richard C. Jenkins, superintendent of parks, for winning $25 fishing kit. In photo at right [0020], Alan Eisenbert, 4, raptly contemplates prize fishing pole as he muches picnic fish."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Fox, Dan.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of DEPT 0019.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Award winners
Fishing rods
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 0020