New Student Center

New Student Center
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Title: New Student Center

Constuction site at Brooklyn College, with men operating steam shovel in ditch at left; two men (one in suit) in right foreground observing construction; LaGuardia Library in background. Caption: "New Student Center: From 1930 student population of 5,459, B. C. enrollment figures have soared to 16,514 and forced construction of further campus facilities. Construction crews are now at work on new Arts and Student Center Building that will boast 2,500-seat auditorium and house Departments of Design, Music and Speech."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: date stamped: May 13, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Brooklyn College.
Building construction
Steam shovels
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: SCHL 0018