Mother with Five Sons


New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Issuing body)
Community Service Society of New York (Issuing body,Former owner)
Mother with Five Sons
See #1833 - Same family. #2045 Unknown Photographer In Bagdad on the Subway, A Monthly Bulletin of Association [AICP] News, No. 3, December 1917, P- 13. Illustration for article entitled, "Health Bonds for Children'. Here is one of the ways in which the A.I.C.P. invests your money. Are you satisfied with the investment?" Pages 13-15. Legend: Five fine boys are these of Mrs. ;-, the oldest 14, the y oungest J. They are all up to their school grades. Five years ago the family was living in a basement home, the mother doing janitor's work and outside cleaning besides. Examination showed her to be a cardiac, yet she was struggling bravely on. Today she is improved in health. Her boys are having a chance to grow into strong, decent manhood. Those of us who know them believe they will. The family receives an allowance of $63.00 per month.
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 297, Folder no. 51, Item no. 502, Photograph no. 2045
Women; Widows; Tenement houses; Interior architecture; Boys; Irish Americans; House furnishings; Families; Children; New York (N.Y.)
circa 1915
Same image as depicted in image no. 0078 in this digital collection.
Photographer unknown.
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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