MEMO 0036 Click for larger image
MEMO 0036 Click for larger image
Title $50,000 to War Memorial [picture].
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1946.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # MEMO 0036
Note Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Mar. 3, 1946; "Eagle Staff photo."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Summary Two men in suits exchanging check. Caption on verso: "$50.000 To War Memorial: Robert E. Blum, right, presents check for that sum to Charles E. Murphy, public relations chairman of the Brooklyn War Memorial Committee, at campaign headquarters, 215 Montague St. The check was a gift from the Abraham & Straus department store toward the $1,500,000 drive and was made in tribute to the store's 1,107 employees who served in the war and in memory of 19 who died in action."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Indexes Folder: Memorials: Brooklyn War Memorial: Fundraising II
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Subject War memorials -- New York (State) -- New York.
Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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