Tieing up traffic

Tieing up traffic
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Title: Tieing up traffic

Group of mothers, many with children and strollers and some with signs, standing in roadway before automobiles at housing project bounded by Hoyt, Bond, Douglass, and Wyckoff Streets. Caption on verso: "Tieing Up Traffic: Protesting a rash of traffic accidents around the Gowanus Housing Project, a group of 40 women staged baby-carriage demonstrations at two points in the area today and tied up traffic for 20 minutes. Here they are at Warren and Bond Sts. It was only after a great deal of pushing and shoving that the demonstrators were persuaded to return to the sidewalk."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Boerum Hill (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Apr. 17, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: 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 0105