Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Men in Toy Shop

Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Men in Toy Shop

 

 

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 Men in Toy Shop
Abstract:
Annotation on back: From: Old Men's Toy Shop AlbumDescription: #5016 From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Unknown Photographer In "A.I.C.P. 1921"; 78th Annual Report (1920-1921), page 11 bottom. Caption: OLD MEN'S TOY SHOP: To the man who has been told time and again by emplorers that he is "too old" to work, "too old to be bothered with," the Old Men's Toy Shop is a god-send. Here he is given the chance to earn an honest living, to be self-supporting - above all, to keep his self-respect. In "After Three Score Years and Ten," by William H. Matthews, Director Family Welfare Department, AICP. Undated. In AICP Publications, 1916-1923, #22. Probably published in 1922 or 1923. Picture facing page 23. Caption: Just doing their best in the shop every day. With a pride in the work that helps pay their way.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Workshops; Toys; Toy making; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men; New York (N.Y.); Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
circa 1920
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0612Photograph no. 5016Photographer unknown.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs