|Title||Digital image of b+w photo of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio et al at ground breaking for Kidde building on Stevens campus, Hoboken, October, 1947.|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Fred M. DeSapio Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Dr. Gerard DeSapio|
Digital image of b+w photo of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio et al at ground breaking for Kidde physics laboratory building on Stevens Institute campus, Hoboken, October, 1947. Original print 8" x 10" high. Photographer not indicated.
Reverse red-ink stamp "Observer" indicating this was a print for the newspaper Jersey Observer (ceased publication 1951) plus contemporary pencil text probably for the caption: Steven's Institute - Hoboken | Ground Breaking for the | Kidde Memorial Lab of Physics. This is followed by an identification key (listed below) and notation "3 Col | Jersey Observer."
From left to right:
Mayor Fred M. DeSapio - Hoboken Mayor
Dr. Harvey N. Davis - President of Stevens Institute of Technology
Mrs. Walter Kidde - Breaking ground, widow of Walter Kidde, for whom the laboratory was named
Mrs. Mary [Kidde] Morgan - daughter of Mrs.Walter Kidde
Walter L. Kidde - Treasurer of Kidde Constructors
|Year Range from||1947|
|Year Range to||1947|
DeSapio, Fred M.
Davis, Dr. Harvey N.
Kidde, Mrs. Walter
Morgan, Mrs. Mary
Kidde, Walter L.
Stevens Institute of Technology
|Notes||Museum does not own the original print.|
|Caption||cropped to image, enhanced|
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