First flag raising

First flag raising
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Title: First flag raising

Caption: "First flag raising--Hoisting the American flag for the first time at the opening of Brooklyn's new veterans' hospital on the fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor are (left) Joseph Vacchio, Stanley Jameson, and Henry C. Dennis, all veterans of Pearl Harbor."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 8, 1946; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Flags
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: HOSP 0723