SWEL 0450 Click for larger image
SWEL 0450 Click for larger image
Title History lessons for Israeli visitors [picture] / Mac A. Shain.
Author Shain, Mac A.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1952.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
paper 8 x 10 in.
Call # SWEL 0450
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Summary Caption: "History lessons for Israeli visitors--Mrs. Rena Saffarty, 97, the oldest resident of the Sephardic Home for the Aged, 2265 Cropsey Ave., tells Behor S. Sitreet, Israel's Minister of Police, right, and Yossef Nahmias, Deputy Inspector General of Israel's Police, center, that she can look from her window into Gravesend Bay, where the ship bearing the first Sephardic Jewish immigrants anchored overnight, 300 years ago, and waited for Gov. Peter Stuyvesant to grant them permission to land in New Amsterdam. Looking on is Albert Assa, 88, the first resident of the new shelter for Sephardic oldsters. ..."
Note Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: caption stamped: Nov. 30, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; photographer's stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Brooklyn Eagle.
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Indexes Folder: Social welfare: Homes: Sephardic Home for the Aged
Subject Sephardic Home for the Aged (New York, N.Y.)
Older people -- New York (State) -- New York.
Old age homes -- 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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