About This Item


  • TitleEvil harvest
  • Call NumberCRIM_0007
  • SummaryCaption: "Evil harvest--Inspector John E. Gleason of the Sanitation Department supervises as departmental workers load uprooted marijuana onto truck. Weeds found growing near Williamsburg Bridgfe were dug up as part of citywide campaign to eradicate marijuana from lots and outlying roadsides".
  • Date1951
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteGrease pencil cropping marks; retouched. Stamped on verso: date: Jul[y] 22, 1951; "Brooklyn Eagle." Title from caption on verso.
  • CreatorBrooklyn eagle
  • Publisher[Brooklyn Eagle]
  • SubjectMarijuana -- New York (State) -- New York ; Sanitation workers -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.