Fireplace of Longshoreman's Clubhouse

Fireplace of Longshoreman's Clubhouse
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Title: Fireplace of Longshoreman's Clubhouse

Close-up of fireplace with plaque: "Success is not an accident. It comes to the man who does his work better than the other fellow," and flag on wall above with words, "Be an American." Typed inscription: "In accordance with Governor's Smith's Flag Week proclamation, this electrically lighted flag will be specially honored this week although it is a permanent decoration above the huge fireplace of the comfortable Longshoreman's Clubhouse of the Bush Terminal Company plant in Brooklyn. The motto carved on the wooden panel is a favorite of Irving T. Bush, president of the company."

Date: [191-?]
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sunset Park (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Rutter, E. E., photographer.
More Details: On verso: photographer's stamp.
Title from inscription on verso.
Collection: E.E. Rutter
Subject: Fireplaces
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: RUTT 0050