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


New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Issuing body)
Community Service Society of New York (Issuing body,Former owner)
Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Men in Toy Shop
#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, t o 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
Shelf Location
Box no. 618, Folder no. 34, Photograph no. 5016
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.)
circa 1920
Photographer unknown.
Annotation on back: From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Digital Project
Community Service Society Records
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