A junior high school for Brownsville

A junior high school for Brownsville
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Title: A junior high school for Brownsville

Caption: "A junior high school for Brownsville--Mrs. Emma Marcus, center, turns the first spadeful of earth for the David Marcus [later renamed Esther Clarke Hunter] Junior High School, Sutter Ave. and Chester St., named for her late husband, Col. David Marcus, Brownsville war hero. Participating in the ceremonies are, left to right, Dr. George Richmond, chairman of the local school board; Dr. William Jansen, superintendent of schools; Mrs. Marcus, Issaac Daniel Unna, vice consul of Israel in New York; the Rev. John M. Coleman and Arthur Levitt, Brooklyn members of the Board of Education; Abe Stark, City Council president, and Mrs. Clara Tabb of the Brownsville Neighborhood Health and Welfare Council;" large sign, "Junior High School 263 ..." in background.

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brownsville (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Jan 21, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Junior High School 263 (New York, N.Y.)
Ground breaking ceremonies
Signs and signboards
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 1221