Girl with Cat on Wooster Street

 

Name
Drake, W. H. (William Henry) (Artist)
Community Service Society of New York (Former owner,Issuing body)
Title
Girl with Cat on Wooster Street
Abstract
See: Box 296 Folder 1 Photo 14-2 Wooster Street Typed on back of photo: Basement Tenements which once were one of the worst sources of disease and contagion in New York are depicted in this drawing from the Community Service Society's Annual Report for 1884.
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 620, Folder no. 54, Photograph no. MA-268
Subjects
Tenement houses; Doors; Children; Cats; Basements; New York (N.Y.)
Format
illustrations
Genre
illustrations
Date
1884
Note
Despite the CSS description's statement that this and similar drawings came from the Community Service Society's Annual Report for 1884, they were actually used in the AICP's Annual Report of 1884 (the Community Service Society did not yet exist).
Annotation on front: Wooster Street
Annotation on back: BASEMENT TENEMENTS WHICH ONCE WERE ONE OF THE WORST SOURCES OF DISEASE AND CONTAGION IN NEW YORK ARE DEPICTED IN THIS DRAWING FROM THE COMMUNITY SERVICE SOCIETY'S ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1884. Wooster St.
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/c4sb-4737