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Beatrice Fox Auerbach at Award and Dedication Ceremonies
1954-1960
Photographer:Photographed by S. Robert Pugliese , American
Photography; gelatin silver print on paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 8 1/16 x 10 1/16in. (20.5 x 25.6cm) and smaller
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: 2007.24.264 shows a man, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry J. O'Brien, Archbishop of Hartford, flanked by two women, Beatrice Fox Auerbach in the left of the photograph and Sister Bernard Mary in the right of the photograph. They are in the new St. Francis Hospital building. Behind them is hospital equipment including tables and a wheelchair. 2007.24.265 shows a woman, Dorothy Auerbach Schiro, accepting an award from a man in a white suit. At the left corner is a woman seated and clapping and a man turning to look off camera. They are all behind a dinner table with pitchers and glasses and a flowered tablecloth. In the background are two signs, one is partially blocked, they read, "Rho Pi Phi / Fraternity / [Calen?] Alumni Club". In the bottom righthand corner of the photograph, a label reads, "The Griswold / HOTEL AND COUNTRY CLUB / On the Sound...Eastern Point" 2007.24.266 shows three men, Judge Solomon Elsner is at far right. At the center of the photograph, being held by the men, is a plaque that reads, "LUX ET VERITAS / YALE CLUB OF HARTFORD / NATHAN HALE AWARD / PRESENTED TO / SOLOMON ELSNER / DECEMBER 8[?] 1960"
Inscription: 2007.24.264 newspaper clipping glued to verso reads, "DEDICATION - The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry J. O'Brien, Archbishop of Hartford, tours new / St. Francis Hospital building with Mrs. Beatrice Fox Auerbach, left, whose gifts have made / possible building and equipping new structure, and Sister Bernard Mary, hospital adminis- / trator, before dedication ceremonies Sunday. The building houses physical and occupational / therapy facilities and central control department. (Details on Page 13) - [Times Photo." 2007.24.265 handwritten on verso in ink, "Dorothy accepting / Pho Pi Phi award / for BFA - 1954"
Object Number: 2007.24.264-.266
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