Boys in a Camp Workshop

Boys in a Camp Workshop

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor; Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Boys in a Camp Workshop
Abstract:
Annotation on back: Boys CampDescription: Box 300 Folder 18 #7002 Stamped A. Tennyson Beals Photo probably Ward Manor In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, lower right corner, facing page 33. Section heading: CAMPS ... How AICP Fresh Air Camps Help give Children A Good Start in Life. In a 33 page, 11 x 14 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (1) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937. (The 1937 is the only indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture facing p. 23. Caption: Encouraged to work with hand and brain, boys learn wood-carving, clay-modeling, carpentry, and other manual arts at Boy's Camp classes. Out-of-door camp activities include nature study, swimming, baseball, boxing, fishing. Men who know boys, and understand how to win their friendship, open fascinating new worlds to youngsters free the crowded tenements.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Workshops; Ward Manor (Red Hook, N.Y.); Recreation; Children; Camps; Boys; Red Hook (N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
circa 1935
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0004Photograph no. 7002
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs