Fighting the storm

Fighting the storm
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Title: Fighting the storm

Three African American children in knee-deep water on street; boy at left holding street sign; two automobiles in background. Caption on verso: "Fighting the Storm: When fierce rainstorm broke yesterday afternoon (Weather Bureau said .77 of an inch fell in a few minutes), scenes like this were enacted all over borough. Here at Park Ave. and St. Edward's St., 6-year-old Cynthia Alexander gets piggy-back ride across the flood from somewhat older Laura Freeman while brother Ronnie Alexander fights his own way through. All three live in Fort Greene Houses."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Fort Greene (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Senko, Mickey.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Aug. 17, 1952; "Eagle staff Photo by Senko."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Housing
Subject: African American children
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: HOUS 0069