State, city, borough chiefs at housing site

State, city, borough chiefs at housing site
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Title: State, city, borough chiefs at housing site

Three public officials posing with shovels of dirt at groundbreaking ceremony for housing project at Rockaway, Stone, and Dumont Avenues; bystanders, policeman, and other officials in background. Caption on verso: "State, City, Borough Chiefs at Housing Site: Three notables lend a hand at breaking ground for Brownsville houses. Left to right: Governor Dewey, Mayor O'Dwyer and Borough President Cashmore."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brownsville (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Jun. 20, 1946; "Eagle Staff photo."
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971.
O'Dwyer, William, 1890-1964.
Cashmore, John, 1895-1961.
Ground breaking ceremonies
Public housing
Municipal officials and employees
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 0023