Passive resistance

Passive resistance
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Title: Passive resistance

Three mothers standing with five children outside apartment buiding in Manhattan Beach; man looking off to side at left. Caption on verso: "Passive Resistance: Dwellers in Manhattan Beach veterans' housing project oppose demolition of project's abandoned buildings with their eyes only, after final failure of housewives' demonstration which halted work until today. Extra police on duty warned women arrest would follow any further attempt to interfere with laborers."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lambert, Al.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 10, 1953; photographer's stamp; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Mother and child
Public housing
Apartment dwellers
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 0142