A pair of troppers get together

A pair of troppers get together
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Title: A pair of troppers get together

Caption: "A pair of troppers get together--Veteran Harold Russell, who lost both hands in the war and won two Academy Awards for acting, meets 6-year-old Harold Rood of 191 Garfield Place, who lost both legs under a trolley, in a ward of St. Charles Hospital, 277 Hicks St. Walter Johnson, 5 (left), and Mauro Decillus, 9, watch. Young Harold, who will be fitted with artificial legs soon, is taking his misfotrune 'like a major,' nurses say."

Date: 1947
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date stamped: Jul[y] 30, 1947; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Russell, Harold, 1914-2002.
Hospital patients
Motion picture actors and actresses
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 0579