About This Item


  • TitleNathan's on strike
  • Call NumberHERZ_0097
  • SummaryClose-up of four men, including one African American, wearing picket signs ("Employees of Nathan's are on strike, Local 1115, Joint Board AFL-CIO") standing in front of Nathan's on Surf Avenue in Coney Island; several signs attached to front including "Hot French fried potatoes, always fresh."
  • Date1972
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteOn verso: date inscribed: May, 1972; photographer's stamp. Title from inscription on verso.
  • CreatorHerzberg, Irving I. [photographer]
  • SubjectAfrican American men ; Picketing ; Restaurants ; Signs [lctgm] ; Strikes [lctgm]
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsIrving I. Herzberg photograph collection, 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.