Eagle spurs cleanup action

Eagle spurs cleanup action
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Title: Eagle spurs cleanup action

Crew of workmen with rakes cleaning beach; two trash receptacles, three women sitting on beach in left foreground, and jetty in background. Caption: "Eagle spurs cleanup action--Informed by the Brooklyn Eagle of complaints of unsanitary conditions at Coney Island beach, Mayor O'Dwyer immediately ordered Park Department officials to begin a cleanup compaign. An emergency detail is shown hand-raking the beach for litter at Stillwell late yesterday."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks.
On verso: date stamped: Jul[y] 12, 1946.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Beaches
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: CONE 0069