Kirchin017

KIRCHIN017LR.jpg

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Description

A sand heater used for the mastic in paving a city street.

The date and location has been written on the image. June 2, 1916. 373 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York.

Notice the supports for the elevated railroad tracks above.

A large billboard advertisement and a few signs for businesses are readable. Billboard is advertising for carpets for sale at 78-84 Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn.

There is a storefront sign for a painter, L. Grisar. According to his WWI draft registration papers, the sign painter, Louis Grisar, was born in Russia on April 16, 1876.

Next door, a woman enters a bakery/lunchroom.

 

Google Street View of the same location. 


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Date

1910-1930

Contributor

Cathy Kirchin

Rights

The materials in this collection are made available courtesy of Rowan Public Library for use in research and private study. Images and text may not be used without prior permission from Rowan Public Library, Edith M. Clark History Room.

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Glass Lantern Slide

Physical Dimensions

3-1/4" by 4"

Citation

“Kirchin017,” Edith Clark History Room, accessed July 6, 2022, https://edithclark.omeka.net/items/show/81601.

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