Tenement Families

 

Name
Beals, Jessie Tarbox (Photographer)
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Issuing body)
Community Service Society of New York (Issuing body,Former owner)
Title
Tenement Families
Abstract
Box 297 Folder 7 #1833 Photographer probably Jessie Tarbox Beals In "1915 Year Book and 72nd Annual Report" of AICP (1914-1915). "Widows' Families" between pages 28-29. "Mother born in Ireland, came to this country in 1899. Father died of pneumonia in 1911. Oldest boy now 12. One boy attended Vanderbilt Clinic open air class for one year, now well and in public school. Mother was in ill health owin g to over-work away from home and caring for her five boys. All are now in good health. Family receives an allowance of $59.69 per month." (See also #2045, same family. Print size 4 1/2 x 7)
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 12, Folder no. 126, Photograph no. 1833
Subjects
Women; Widows; Tenement houses; Interior architecture; Boys; Irish Americans; House furnishings; Families; Children; New York (N.Y.)
Format
photographs
Genre
Portraits
Date
circa 1915
Note
Attributed to Jessie Tarbox Beals. Same family as depicted in image no. 0502 of this digital collection.
Annotation on front: O'Keefe widow
Negative on file
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Digital Project
Community Service Society Records
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/m54t-2w27