Excelsior Yachting Club

Excelsior Yachting Club
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Title: Excelsior Yachting Club

Caption (from CLUB 0501): "The Excelsior Yachting Club, 100 years old, will be torn down to make way for the proposed strip of the Belt Parkway skairting Gravesend [now. Sheepshead] Bay. Club officers plan to construct a modern building closer to the water."

Date: 1939
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn daily eagle.
More Details: Date inscribed on verso of CLUB 0501: March 5/39; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso of CLUB 0501.
Collection: Clubs
Subject: New York Naval Shipyard.
Yacht clubs
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: CLUB 0499