November 30, 1942:
The Brooklyn Museum announces that from June 4 through June 27, 1943, it will hold an exhibition of Salon Photographs by Brooklyn photographers, in its Special Exhibition Galleries, first floor. All Brooklyn photographers may submit prints, and the selection for the exhibition will be made by a jury of three nationally known photographers.
Entry blanks and detailed information will be available at the Museum after March 23.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1942 - 1946. 10-12/1942, 202.
June 2, 1943:
Saturday, June 5, the Brooklyn Museum will open the first All-Brooklyn Salon of Photography, which will remain current through Sunday, June 27. The exhibition will be installed in the new gallery, West Wing, fifth floor.
The Salon is open to all residents of Brooklyn or to members of Brooklyn camera clubs. The prints for the exhibition were selected from those submitted by a jury composed of Helene Sanders, F.R.P.S., Ira W. Martin, and Herman de Wetter, A.R.P.S., A.P.S.A., curator of Photography at the Museum.
The Museum intends this All-Brooklyn Salon of Photography to be an annual exhibition on its schedule.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1942 - 1946. 4-6/1943, 076.
Summer approximately 1943:
The Photography Department of the Brooklyn Museum announces that it has now ready for distribution entry forms for the First All-Brooklyn Salon of Photography, to be held at the Museum from June 5 through June 27.
The exhibition is open to all residents of Brooklyn or any member of a Brooklyn camera club. Four pictures may be submitted by a contributor, for selection by a jury composed of Helene Sanders, F. R. P. S., Ira W. Martin, and Herman deWetter, A. R. P. S., A. P. S. A., the Museum’s Curator of Photography. The last day for receiving entries will be May 17.
Copies of the entry forms will be mailed on request.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1942 - 1946. 01-03/1943, 043.