Copy of Letter from William H. Taylor to Captain of Port of New York, 1942
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on May 1, 1942. Image of letter from William H. Taylor to Captain of Port of New York. Visible in image: letter on "NEW YORK / Herald Tribune" letterhead from "William H. Taylor / Yachting editor" to "Captain of the Port / Port of New York" requesting permission for "Morris Rosenfeld and members of his organization ... to make photographs from his boat." during WWII on Long Island Sound and recommending him as "a thoroughly reliable man and would under no circumstances abuse any privelege the Navy or Coast Guard might be able to extend to him.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “57376 5/1/42 / 2650-7 / letter from Herald-Tribune“.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection