Headed for jail

Headed for jail
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Title: Headed for jail

Caption: "Headed for jail--Edward Wright, 39, one of three Harlem thugs who robbed Brooklyn Heights bars, is pushed toward paddy wagon by off-duty Patrolman Frank Savoca while Patrolman Francis Sullivan helps ride herd. Two of the thugs pictol-whipped three customers during holdup of McGrath's cafe. Picture shows front of Joe's Restaurant, near which bandits were caught." Note: The suspect is an African American man.

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: McNamara, C. E.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Sep[t] 23, 1953; "Brooklyn Eagle;" "Photo by C. E. McNamara."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Crime
Subject: African American men
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: CRIM 0121