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Title Double luck [picture] / [Dan] Fox.
Author Fox, Dan.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1952.
Description 2 photographic prints : black & white ; 9 x 7 in.
9 x 7 in.
Call # DEPT 0019
DEPT 0020
Note Title from caption on verso of 0019.
On verso of 0019: date stamped: Aug. 20, 1952; "Eagle staff photos by Fox."
Retouched.
Summary Boy with fishing pole standing between two smiling men (0019); and boy eating at picnic table and holding fishing pole (0020). Caption: "DOUBLE LUCK: Young anglers above are shown with prizes awarded by Abraham & Straus to lucky kids who caught tagged fish in Prospect Park lake. At gala 'Fish Fry' in park's picnic grounds yesterday, borough department store gave away $2,000 worth of gifts as climax to its Junior Anglers contest. . . . Billy Rasso, 8, in center photo [0019], is congratulated by Robert E. Blum, vice president of A & S, left, and Richard C. Jenkins, superintendent of parks, for winning $25 fishing kit. In photo at right [0020], Alan Eisenbert, 4, raptly contemplates prize fishing pole as he muches picnic fish."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Note Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information, please contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/brooklyncollection
Indexes Folder: Department Stores: Abraham & Straus: Fishing Contest
Subject Boys -- New York (State) -- New York.
Award winners -- New York (State) -- New York.
Fishing rods -- New York (State) -- New York.
Fishing -- Tournaments -- New York (State) -- New York.
Parks -- New York (State) -- New York.
Abraham & Straus.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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