When Social Welfare Work was Young

When Social Welfare Work was Young

 

 

Name:
Community Service Society of New York
Title:
When Social Welfare Work was Young
Abstract:
Description: Box 301 Folder 3 #MA-264 Drawing by W.H. Drake 2 copies in this folder See: Box 296 Folder 1 Photo 20 WHEN SOCIAL WEFARE WOORK WAS YOUNG. Free ice-water. Fountain erected about 1880 by the Berean Baptist Church at the corner of Bedford and Downing Streets, in the Ninth Ward. Notes the barefoot boy and the common drinking cups – now banned by law. Social welfare agencies now affiliated with the Greater New York Fund have led in the battle to improve social conditions since this fountain was erected. The Fund is engaged in its 1944 campaign to obtain from business its vital share of $22,250,000 required by 403 hospitals, health and welfare agencies. Hand written on back of one copy: #41 Tenement Houses Street scene around drinking fountain, 1884 Unused 1944
Collection Name:
Community Service Society Records
Subjects:
Women; Public welfare; Men; Drinking fountains; Children; New York (N.Y.)
Format:
illustrations
Date:
1884
Note (Non date):
Item no. 0968Photograph no. MA-264Same scene depicted in image no. 1318 of this digital collection.
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Community Service Society Photographs