Ruin triumphs

Ruin triumphs
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Title: Ruin triumphs

Worker (back to camera) walking by barracks-like buildings in the midst of demolition; two other workers on roof of still standing building. Caption on verso: "Ruin Triumphs: Temporary buildings of Manhattan Beach veterans' housing project fall before crowbars of wreckers despite protests of families still dwelling in project. Demonstrations by housewives who tried to stop the work forced postponement of demoltion until today."

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.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Veterans
Public housing
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 0143