Grand opening

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Title: Grand opening

Ribbon cutting ceremony at Abraham & Straus department store on Fulton Street; Shows four people; Caption on verso: "Borough President John Cashmore (third [i.e. second] from left) cuts the ribbon opening the exhibit 'Brooklyn: Panorama of Tomorrow' during the housewarming festivities, as R. E. Blum (left), vice-president of the store, Mrs. Howard E. Nieman, one of the store's oldest charge customers, and Walter Rothschild, president of the store, look on."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of DEPT 0052.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Cashmore, John, 1895-1961.
Abraham & Straus.
Department stores
Department stores
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: DEPT 0049