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  • TitleThree members of the Arista Society wearing elaborate hats.
  • Call NumberSCHL_1053
  • SummaryImage represented is one of a related set (SCHL 1055, SCHL 1054), some of which may also be described in this new record; Three images of girls wearing elaborate, fancy hats: caption (1053): "Making the Arista Society is a heady undertaking as these Prospect Heights High School candidates demonstrate. Left to right, Sue Bianca Kaye, ... Dolores Ramos, ... and Gladys Torres ..." 1054: "New members of Arista ... pose with some of the gay creations made for them by older members of the honor society. Seated are Selma Ordewer, left, ... and Elaine Walsh ... Standing, left to right, are Marilyn Buechel ...; Doris Azhrt ...; Betty Goldstein ..., and Marilyn Stanisci ..." 1055: "New members of Arista ... Jacqueline O'Reilly, left, wears Japanese pagoda. The cuckoo clock was made for Laura DiPersio, center, by Calypso Arianoutsos and Jean Buono wears a carousel." The school is located at 883 Classon Avenue.
  • Date1950-1954
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description3 photographic prints : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteDates stamped: 1053: Dec. 17, 1954; 1054: Dec. 23, 1950; 1055: May 15, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp. Title from inscriptions on versos.
  • CreatorBrooklyn Heights [photographer]
  • Publisher[Brooklyn Eagle]
  • SubjectProspect Heights High School (New York, N.Y.) ; Hats -- New York (State) -- New York ; High school students -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (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.