Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man Making Toy


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 Man Making Toy
#4288 From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Unknown Photographer In "Last Year's Work and This Year's Challenge", 76th Annual Report of AICP (1918-1919), page 12 bottom. Caption: Crawford Work Shops where many old, old men and women whom industry in general doesn't want "to be bothered with" are given a chance to do two things - (l) make a living,(2) make all sorts of quaint things for young, young childr en. Yes, and a third thing, to keep out of the dreaded almshouse.
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 299, Folder no. 31, Photograph no. 4288
Workshops; Toys; Toy stores; Stores, Retail; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men; Clothing and dress; New York (N.Y.); Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
circa 1918
Same room depicted in image no. 0528 of this digital collection. Address given as 28 West 51st Street.
Annotation on back: From Old Men's Toy Shop Album
1 extra print, also close-up of man by the window, #4287
Photographer unknown.
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Digital Project
Community Service Society Records
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