Squalor's 5th column

Squalor's 5th column
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Title: Squalor's 5th column

View of substandard conditions in housing project. Caption on verso: "Squalor's 5th Column: These views of wet and littered corridor [HOUS 0065] and broken doorknob [HOUS 0066] in Fort Greene Houses illustrate how rapidly slum clearance developments can slip towards slums again because of tenants' lack of pride and inadequate supervision. Borough projects of even later vintage than this show some deterioration."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Fort Greene (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Dec. 9, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks; 10 x 8 in.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Apartment houses
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 0066