Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing

Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor; Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing
Abstract:
Annotation on back: From: Women's Work Rooms AlbumDescription: #5045 From: Women's Work Rooms Album Unknown Photographer In "A.I.C.P. 1922"; 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 top. Caption: To be able to be Independent through the enjoyable process of making dolls' dresses and sewing sails for tiny top boats is the privilege extended many lonely old women by the Crawford workshops. In "After Three Score Years and Ten," by William H. Matthews, Director Family Welfare Department, AICP. Undated. In AICP Publications, 1916-23, #22. Probably published in 1922 or 1923. Picture facing page 15. Section heading: A Brief Visit With Mrs. Grayson Note: There are several photos of other Women's Work Rooms women taken at this time but apparently not used. See Extra Print File: Nos. 5038, 5039, 5040, 5041, 5043 (2 copies), 5144.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Workshops; Women; Sewing; Portraits; People with disabilities; Older women; Older people--Employment; Crutches; New York (N.Y.); Women's Work Interiors (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
circa 1921
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0623Photograph no. 5045Photographer unknown
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs