About This Item


  • TitleWilliamsburgh Branch
  • Call NumberBPL_1247
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History
  • SummaryImage represented is one of a related set (BPL 1243, BPL 1252, BPL 1253, BPL 1246, BPL 1245, BPL 1244, BPL 1249, BPL 1248, BPL 1319), some of which may also be described in this new record; Ten interior views, in four different sizes, including four snapshots, of people, mostly children, at the Williamsburgh Branch of Brooklyn Public Library located at 240 Division Avenue. 1243-1248 and 1319 show people sitting or standing in reading room; 1247 shows library employee standing at circulation desk; 1249, 1252, 1253 show groups of children. 1252 has large sign in background, "Benjamin Franklin prize-winning essays." Five of the images are not dated.
  • Date1955, 1962, 1968
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description10 photographic prints : black & white
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic printsportraitssnapshots
  • NoteDates: 1243-1245: May, 1966 on recto above image; 1246: 1955 inscribed on verso; 1248: 1968 typed on verso. Title from captions stamped on versos of 1243-1254.
  • SubjectBrooklyn Public Library. Williamsburgh Branch ; Auditoriums -- New York (State) -- New York ; Building dedications -- New York (State) -- New York [lctgm] ; Library employees -- New York (State) -- New York ; Public libraries -- New York (State) -- New York ; Reading rooms -- New York (State) -- New York ; Signs and signboards -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Center for Brooklyn History at Brooklyn Public Library.