About This Item


  • TitleRene Jocelyn, Farrah Lafontant and Martine Jocelyn
  • Call NumberOSOS_0036
  • SummarySnapshot of Rene Jocelyn, Farrah Lafontant and Martine Jocelyn, three Haitian American children seated on sofa in an apartment in East Flatbush; portion of unidentified man seated at left; sofa covered in protective plastic; bare wall behind children. On verso: date stamped: Jan. 1982.
  • Date[1982]
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 image file : digital, TIFF, color
  • Genredigital imagessnapshots
  • NoteTitle supplied by cataloger. Date supplied by donor: January 1982. Original photograph (dimensions unknown) digitized on Aug. 29, 2015 as a TIFF. Donated for capture by Farrah Lafontant at New Lots Library. Collected through the Our Streets, Our Stories community heritage project, a part of the Culture in Transit grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge.
  • SubjectHaitian American children -- New York (State) -- New York ; Children, Black -- New York (State) -- New York ; Haitian American families -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)East Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsOur Streets, Our Stories collection, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
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