Operation ragweed

Operation ragweed
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Title: Operation ragweed

Caption: "Operation ragweed--Health Department worker Frank Pantana of 1409 80th St. earns the gratitude of Brooklyn hay fever sufferers as he sprays a lush growth of ragweed at Rockaway Parkway and Linden Boulevard at the start of the city's drive against the sneeze-producing weed." Image includes a portion of Beth-El Hospital in the right background.

Date: 1948
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brownsville (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Date stamped on verso: Jun[e] 17, 1948; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Hospitals
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 0012