The work of vandals

The work of vandals
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Title: The work of vandals

Vandalized room with smashed furniture and debris. Caption: "THE WORK OF VANDALS: This is how the ground floor interior of the Sheepshead Bay Boys Club at 2812 E. 28th St. looked after vandals, believed by police, today continuing the search for the culprits, to be juvenile delinquents, caused an estimated $3,500 worth of damage to the two-story building, including the desecration of an American flag over the doorway. Paint was smeared over the smashed pool tables shown."

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 10, 1950.
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Vandalism
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 0167