One of the first families

One of the first families
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Title: One of the first families

Governor Thomas Dewey (left) and Mayor William O'Dwyer (right) congratulating family of four standing on the stoop of a barracks-like building intended as temporary housing for veterans; frontal view from just below stoop; Caption on verso: "One of the First Families: Here are the Crosbys, who will live together for first time since the father, Fireman Edward Crosby, was discharged from the navy. They're set to move into Manhattan Beach veterans' housing project. With the father are Phyllis, 16; Joan, 17, and Edward, 11. Mrs. Crosby and Bruce, 11, were busy packing."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Mar. 3, 1946; "Eagle Staff photo."
Grease pencil cropping mark.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971.
O'Dwyer, William, 1890-1964.
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 0147