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Title: Ground breaking ceremony at Western Electric Co, Kearny, NJ, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.32006
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1928-06-15
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 15, 1928. Image of groundbreaking ceremony at Western Electric Company in Kearny, NJ. Visible in image: group of men, with a lone woman, watching as a man in the center picks up the ceremonial first shovel of dirt, large building in background, surveying tripod to side. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "32006 / 6/15/28 / 1814-4 / WECo-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. GM Bonnell / Photo at Kearny, NJ".

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