Visual reporting

Visual reporting
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Title: Visual reporting

Caption: "Visual reporting--Staff painter Donald Matheson puts finishing touches on sign posted at Henry and Pacific St., corner of Long Island College Hospital, to keep passersby up-to-date on progress of institutions's building fund drive. Yesterday's figures were: $661,844.93 raised so far, with $312,000 still needed; total patients, 360; free and below-cost patients, 156; newborn babies, 35. The $312,000 is needed for hospital expansion program, of which major unit is John Osborn Polak Memorial, under construction on Pacific St."

Date: 1949
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Cobble Hill (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Date stamped on verso: Feb. 6, 1949.
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Fund raising
Sign painting
Signs and signboards
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 0474