Largest outing ever

Largest outing ever
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Title: Largest outing ever

Caption: "Largest outing ever--Young patients leave St. Charles Hospital, 277 Hicks St., for largest one-day outing to be held anywhere. Police Department Anchor Club was host to more than 8,500 crippled and orphaned children at Palisades Amusement Park." Image includes portions of two buses parked in the background.

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Jul[y] 13, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Children with disabilities
Hospital patients
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: HOSP 0607