Literary circle

Literary circle
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Title: Literary circle

Teacher sitting on floor showing picture book to six children in nursery school at housing project (Glenwood Houses) at or near 1660 Ralph Avenue; partial view of other student and adult in right background. Caption on verso: "Literary Circle: Florence Gottedenkes, teacher in the model nursery school, presides at a literary hour above as she reads and explains book to interested circle. No attempt is made at the school to give sprouts head start on book learning. Emphasis is placed instead on creative play."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatlands (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Kruh, Johnny.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Jan. 20, 1952; photographer's stamp; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Children
Books and reading
Nursery schools
Preschool teachers
Public housing
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 0096