[Laying cornerstone at Loeser's department store]

[Laying cornerstone at Loeser's department store]
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Title: [Laying cornerstone at Loeser's department store]

Men in overcoats laying cornerstone for department store in Long Island. Caption on verso: "Walter Hammitt, vice president of Frederick Loeser & Co., looks on as Mayor John C. Norris of Garden City wields the trowel at the cornerstone laying of the new Garden City branch of Loeser's. . . ."

Date: 1937
Location: Garden City (N.Y.)
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
On verso: date inscribed: Feb. 4/37; photographer's stamp from verso of copy 2.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Department stores
Cornerstone laying
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 0132