Ground-breaking lineup

Ground-breaking lineup
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Title: Ground-breaking lineup

Caption: "Ground-breaking lineup--This group of public officials is all set to break ground for new Public School 249 at Caton Ave. and Rugby Road. Left to right, at ceremonies yesterday, are Associate Superintendent George F. Pigott, in charge of school construction, Borough President Cashmore, Deputy Mayor John J. Bennett, President Maximilian Moss of the Board of Education, Schools Superintendent William Jansen and the Rev. John M. Coleman [African American], board member;" large sign partially visible, portions of two wood-frame buildings in background, three women partially visible, and WNYC loud speaker in background. Note: The current address of PS 249 is 18 Marlborough Road.

Date: 1949
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 29, 1949.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Public School 249 (New York, N.Y.)
African American clergy
Ground breaking ceremonies
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: SCHL 1460