Handless veteran gets first government check, 1951
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1951-09-26. Reporter: Phister to rw. Assignment: Handless veteran gets first government check. 54, 58, 59: In their 'new home' apartment at 4853 Clark Street, Lakewood, Michael J. Ropczycki, Jr. and wife Patsy Jo hang drapes as part of 'moving in' with furniture & furnishings purchased with his first disability check, received 1951-09-25. He was discharged from Army last June 30".