Lights Out for Project Veterans

Lights Out for Project Veterans
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Title: Lights Out for Project Veterans

Mother attending to crying baby on bed; four other children standing at bedside. Caption on verso: "Lights Out for Project Veterans: With electricity turned off by State officials who are trying to close Manhattan Beach Veterans Housing Project, Mrs. Louise Clark, wife of a fire lieutenant, comforts her family. Baby in bed is week-old Barbara Marie. Holding candle is Tommy, 14, while looking on are Helen, 3; Marylou, 10, and Joe, 13. Clarks have two more sons; say finding new apartment for big family is difficult."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: McNamara, C. E.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 2, 1953; photographer's stamp; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Public housing
Apartment dwellers
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: HOUS 0141