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Title: New vital statistic

Caption: "Supervisor of Obstetrics Ada Williams [a nurse] receiving birth certificate from clerk [Grace Sharp] in her office next door to one of the hospital's five delivery rooms. On the reverse side of the certificate are the footprints of the infant and the fingerprint of the right index finger of the mother. In this instance, the infant was born about five minutes before the scene was photographed."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Apr. 30, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Kings County Hospital (Kings County, N.Y.)
Birth certificates
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: HOSP 0420