About This Item


  • TitleEric Lafontant
  • Call NumberOSOS_0032
  • SummarySnapshot of Eric Lafontant, a Haitian American man, posing casually with a cigarette in his mouth and one foot resting on a stereo speaker, in an apartment in Flatbush; potted palm tree before window at left; print of flying ducks on wall at right; top of brownstone apartment building visible through window. Inscription on verso: "A mon inseparable, Ricki."
  • Date[1974]
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 image file : digital, TIFF, color
  • Genredigital imagessnapshots
  • NoteTitle supplied by cataloger. Date supplied by donor. Original photograph (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.) 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 Americans -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsOur Streets, Our Stories collection, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsThis work is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Users are free to share and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes as long as appropriate credit is given to the source and new material created with this work is shared under the same conditions.
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