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Title Laying of Cornerstone
Date 06/15/1936
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1940
Description A crowd is gathered to watch the laying of the cornerstone for the new post office in New Brunswick, NJ. There are people in chairs and a podium in the right middle of the frame, so the crowd was likely listening to a speech as they waited for the cornerstone to be laid down. This shot is farther to the right then 2009.1.46 and after the parade.
Place New Brunswick, NJ
Photographer Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID 2009.1.289
Other number 616 174
Film Size 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
Subjects Ceremonies
Cornerstone laying
New Brunswick (N.J.)
New Brunswick Post Office (New Brunswick, N.J.)
Post offices
Street lights
U. S. Postal Service
Search Terms New Brunswick (N.J.)
New Brunswick Post Office (New Brunswick, N.J.)
U. S. Postal Service
Orig/copy Original
Copyright Franklin Township Public Library
Collection Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection