Women; Vending stands; Trolley cars; Streets; Markets; Italian Americans; Handcarts; Farm produce; Children; New York (N.Y.); East Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
between 1879 and 1950
Note (Date note)
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Photographer unknown. Same street as depicted in image no. 0255 of this digital collection.
Note the rubber tires on the trolley. It looks as if two trolleys are passing each other. There used to be a pushcart market from about 102 to 110 streets, Park Avenue to First Avenue. From Park to about Third the neighborhood was Jewish, from there t o First, Italian. This was taken in the Italian neighborhood. This area is now covered by Housing Projects.