Sixth Avenue Employment Agencies

 

Name
Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Issuing body)
Community Service Society of New York (Issuing body,Former owner)
Title
Sixth Avenue Employment Agencies
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 300, Folder no. 56, Photograph no. 6971
Subjects
Unemployed; Men; Employment agencies; Crowds; New York (N.Y.)
Format
photographs
Genre
photographs
Date
circa 1933
Note
Annotation on back: Photograph credited in AICP Annual Report, 1933-34: "Photo by Acme"
In "The 91st Annual Report of the A.I.C.P. 1933-1934," opposite page 16. Caption: If anyone questions that men want work - not relief - let him make a tour of the Sixth Avenue employment agencies. In 1,510 families financial assistance was given last year in the form of work relief wages amounting to $246,138.
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/fcz4-ww69