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Title: More Brooklyn housing

Brooklyn Borough President John Cashmore (holding trowell) and two other dignitaries about to place cornerstone inscribed "1949" in brick wall of housing project in Flatlands. Caption on verso: "More Brooklyn Housing: Shown at cornerstone-laying ceremonies today at the 1,188-family Glenwood Houses, Ralph Ave. and E. 76th St., are, left to right, City Housing Authority Chairman Thomas F. Farrell, Borough President Cashmore and Authority Vice Chairman John S. Parke."

Date: 1949
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatlands (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Jul. 14, 1949; "Eagle Staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Cashmore, John, 1895-1961.
Cornerstone laying
Municipal officials and employees
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 0086