Photographs of the Citizenship Day Ceremony
New York State Court of Appeals, Albany, N.Y.
September 16, 1988

Photographed by Donald W. Elliott

PRI5510

Quantity: 9 black-and-white photographs (10 x 15 cm.) and one program (1 leaf)
Access: Open for research.  Library does not own photonegatives.
Restrictions: White cotton gloves must be worn when handling photographs. Library does not own copyright.
Acquisition: Unknown
Processed by: James Summa, Senior Librarian, Manuscripts and Special Collections, 2006

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SCOPE NOTE: 

Collection of photographs depicting the Citizenship Day Ceremony, held at the New York State Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., at 12 o'clock noon on September 16, 1988.  The ceremony was presented by the New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.

List of Photographs:

Photo Description
1 View of Sol Wachtler, Chief Judge of the State of New York and Chairman of the New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, at a podium speaking before a group seated in the Court of Appeals courtroom. Appeals Court Judge Judith S. Kaye is seated in background to the left of Wachtler.  Both wear judge's robes.
2 View of Stephen L. Schechter, Executive Director of the New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, at a podium before the group seated in the courtroom.
3 Chief Judge Sol Wachtler seen at a podium speaking before the group seated in the courtroom. Photograph taken from the rear of the courtroom.
4 Stephen L. Schechter and New York State Assemblyman Michael R. McNulty are standing, facing each other, shaking hands before the group seated in the courtroom.  Lieutenant Governor Stanley N. Lundine, applauding, is seated in front of Schechter and McNulty.  Court of Appeals judges Judith S. Kaye and Richard D. Simons, wearing robes, are sitting in the background applauding.
5 Similar view as 4, only Schechter and McNulty are facing the crowd with McNulty holding a document ["Critical Choices" Convention Report]
6 Group of people shown standing outside on the steps of the New York State Court of Appeals building.  Some hold balloons and others hold photographic equipment.
7 Group of people shown standing along steps of the Court of Appeals building, with a huge bag of balloons laying in the foreground.
8 Group of people shown standing outside on the steps of the New York State Court of  Appeals building.  Man in foreground is taking photographs of the gathering. Photograph taken from ground level looking up at columns and front of the building.
9 View of balloons that have been released into the sky.
Last Updated: February 22, 2010