P. S. 9 pays a visit

P. S. 9 pays a visit
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Title: P. S. 9 pays a visit

Caption: "P. S. 9 pays a visit--Carolers from Public School 9, Sterling Place and Vanderbilt Ave., who have been presenting programs at schools and institutions in their neighborhood, are shown at the House of St. Giles the Cripple, 1346 President St., where they performed and distributed presents. Santa Claus, in the person of Billy Scott, 10, of 345 St. John's Place, gives a present to Billy Rein, 9, [sitting in a wheelchair], while, at right, Joseph Tufariello, 4, and Gloria Jerinsky, 8, [using crutches], hold the gifts they have just received." Image includes boy sitting in far left, playing accordion.

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lambert, Al.
More Details: Date stamped on verso: Dec. 24, 1953; on caption: "Eagle photo by Lambert."
Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Accordions
Children with disabilities
Hospital patients
Santa Claus
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 0645