Rosh ha-Shanah

Rosh ha-Shanah
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Title: Rosh ha-Shanah

Caption: "Truly devout and humble, this elderly woman praying to have her sins washed away into the ocean at Brighton Beach, a religious rite of the Rosh ha-Shanah season, declined to give the cameraman her name or address."

Date: 1938
Location: Brighton Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date inscribed: Sept. 27, 1938; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Holidays
Subject: Beaches
Rosh ha-Shanah
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: HOLI 0085