Women's History
Demand play street [picture] / [Brooklyn] Eagle.

Title: Demand play street [picture] / [Brooklyn] Eagle.

Source: Brooklyn Eagle

Date: 1949

Format: 1 photographic print: b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: NEIG 2054

Description: Crowd of demonstrators, mostly women, some with signs and placards, gathered on street and sidewalk; stores and parked automobiles on far side of street; onlookers throughout. Caption: "Demand play street -- Mothers in Williamsburg gather at S. 1st St. and Havemeyer St. today to demand that block of S.1st St. between Havemeyer St. and Marcy Ave. be made play street. Two-year-old Dorothy Goodin of 264 S.1st St. was injured yesterday when an auto struck a cardboard box in which she was playing."

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