Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing


New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Issuing body)
Community Service Society of New York (Issuing body,Former owner)
Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing
#5045 From: Women's Work Rooms Album Unknown Photographer In "A.I.C.P. 1922", 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 top. Caption: To be able to be Independent through the enjoyable process of making dolls' dresses and sewing sails for tiny top boats is the privilege extended many lonely old women by the Crawford workshops. In "After Three Score Years and Ten," by William H. Matthews, Director Fam ily Welfare Department, AICP. Undated. In AICP Publications, 1916-23, #22. Probably published in 1922 or 1923. Picture facing page 15. Section heading: A Brief Visit With Mrs. Grayson Note: There are several photos of other Women's Work Rooms women taken at this time but apparently not used. See Extra Print File: Nos. 5038, 5039, 5040, 5041, 5043 (2 copies), 5144.
Collection Name
Community Service Society records
Shelf Location
Box no. 618, Folder no. 45, Photograph no. 5045
Workshops; Women; Sewing; People with disabilities; Older women; Older people--Employment; Crutches; New York (N.Y.); Women's Work Rooms (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
circa 1921
Photographer unknown.
Annotation on back: From: Women's Work Rooms Album
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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