Scene of payroll stickup

Scene of payroll stickup
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Title: Scene of payroll stickup

Caption: "Scene of payroll stickup--Photo shows spot in front of 325 Jay St. where two messengers were robbed of $16,000 payroll as they walked toward Concord Village housing project, shown under construction in background. Two men walking away from camera on sidewalk represent messengers, and District Atorney's representative in street; arrow marks spot where car bearing bandits halted." Image includes several parked cars and several trucks, mostly moving.

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks.
Date stamped on verso: Sep[t] 22, 1950.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Automobiles
Business districts
Crime scenes
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: CRIM 0135