Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man Making Toy

Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man Making Toy

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor; Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man Making Toy
Abstract:
Annotation on back: From Old Men's Toy Shop AlbumDescription: (1 extra print; also close-up of man by the window, #4287) #4288 From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Unknown Photographer In "Last Year's Work and This Year's Challenge"; 76th Annual Report of AICP (1918-1919), page 12 bottom. Caption: Crawford Work Shops where many old, old men and women whom industry in general doesn't want "to be bothered with" are given a chance to do two things - (l) make a living;(2) make all sorts of quaint things for young, young children. Yes, and a third thing, to keep out of the dreaded almshouse.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Workshops; Toys; Toy stores; Stores, Retail; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men; Clothing and dress; New York (N.Y.); Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
circa 1918
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0513Photograph no. 4288Photographer unknown. Same room depicted in image no. 0528 of this digital collection. Address given as 28 West 51st Street.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs