Ideal for downtown traffic

Ideal for downtown traffic
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Title: Ideal for downtown traffic

Three smiling boys in miniature automobile; Christmas tree in background. Caption: "IDEAL FOR DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC: Boys from St. John's Home, Rockaway Park, test drive a miniature version of the 1955 Ford Thunderbird which is on display at Abraham & Staus until Dec. 21, when two miniature cars will be raffled off. . . . Roger Moore, 12, is at the wheel while Pete McCullough, 11, left, and Eddie Stays, 11, hang on. The boys were among 100 orphans who shopped at A&S at the expense of the Brooklyn Junior Chamber of Commerce."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 10, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
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 0034