DEPT 0070 Click for larger image.
DEPT 0070 Click for larger image.
Title Prize plane [picture].
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1950.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DEPT 0070
Note Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Sep. 12, 1950.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Summary Adolescent boy receiving trophy from pilot, presumably at Abraham & Straus department store on Fulton Street; curtain behind them. Caption: "PRIZE PLANE: Captain 'Cree' Stelling, Eastern Air Lines check pilot and former All-American football star, awards a Captain Eddie Rickenbacker silver trophy to John Walsh, 19, of St. James, L.I., for his prize-winning model plane entered in the Abraham & Straus Speedee-Bilt Model Plane Building Contest."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Department Stores: Abraham & Straus: Special Events
Subject Teenage boys -- New York (State) -- New York.
Award winners -- New York (State) -- New York.
Air pilots -- New York (State) -- New York.
Department stores -- New York (State) -- New York.
Abraham & Straus.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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