Santa starts early

Santa starts early
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Title: Santa starts early

Caption: "Santa starts early--Just to make sure he shows up at all the places he's expected, Santa Claus, in the person of Frank Pavelka, Wyckoff Heights Hospital elployee, pays a pre-Christmas visit to the hospital. He's telling Eileen Haeberle, 8, of 1722 Harmon St. all about the North Pole."

Date: 1944
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Ravitz, Bernard.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Dec.23, 1944; photograph by Bernard Ravitz.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Christmas
Hospital patients
Santa Claus
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 0744