Man Fixing Woman's Glasses

Man Fixing Woman's Glasses

 

 

Name:
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor; Community Service Society of New York
Title:
Man Fixing Woman's Glasses
Abstract:
Annotation on back: Negative at Gustav Weissman 370 Lexington 1938Description: (There are several other prints taken at the same time but somewhat different poses. See Duplicate/Extra Print File.) #7013 Stamped Weissner Studio In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, center right, facing page 25. Section heading: AGED . . . How the AICP Provides Peace and Comfort for Old People. 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 on page 27. Caption: TOO OLD - AT 40? Then there is the man or woman past 4O. Lose your job, and it isn't easy to obtain another. To obtain another. To these men and women, AICP extends a helping hand. New glasses, new dental plates, treatment for impaired hearing, an operation to correct a physical defect, new clothing, assistance in obtaining training in suitable new trade - whatever is needed to restore them to an active place in society - AICP provides, within the limits of its ability.
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Women; Stores, Retail; Opticians; Older people--Employment; Men; Eyeglasses; New York (N.Y.)
Format:
photographs
Date:
1938
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0695Photograph no. 7013Same scene depicted in images nos. 0837, 0838, 0839, 0840 and 0841 of this digital collection.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs