Huckleberry Finn style

Huckleberry Finn style
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Title: Huckleberry Finn style

Barefoot boy with straw hat seated against tree in Prospect Park, with fishing line attached to stick dangling in water. Caption: "HUCKLEBERRY FINN STYLE: William Laux, an 11-year-old from 510 17th St., poses in story book style as he competes in the third annual Abraham & Straus Junior Angler Fishing Contest at Prospect Park yesterday. Some 3,000 boys and girls participated in the first-day competition. More than 7,000 are expected to compete before the tourney ends on Aug. 2."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Senko, Mickey.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jul. 9, 1954; "Eagle Sports Photo by Mickey Senko."
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
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 0025