Ringing a change

Ringing a change
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Title: Ringing a change

Man in suit presenting check to older woman at banquet. Caption: "RINGING A CHANGE: Winding up 53 years of service with the now defunct Frederick Loeser & Co., for 76 years a leading downtown Brooklyn department store, Katherine Burke Kelly, oldest employee, gets severance check of $2,121 from George J. Troy, chariman of Loeser's A. F. L. organization Council. Other old-timers who were present at a testimonial dinner in Maison Foffe, 155 Montague St., were, seated left to right, Agnes Neary and Loretta Kells, and standing, left to right, Katherine Bennett, John Lilly, Miss Kelly, Mr. Troy and P. R. Corcoran, Loeser's personnel director."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Geller, Jules.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Mar. 8, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; photographer's stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Department stores
Department stores
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: DEPT 0143