Community Service Society Photographs

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Children Playing in Gutter

Children Playing in Gutter
CSS Description
Negative on file and one 4x5 duplicate) Box 297 Folder 8 #1890 Stamped Jessie Tarbox Beals Used in center-spread AICP Fresh Air appeal in Bagdad on the Subway: A Periodical of Associated News. No. 5, August 1918. p. 8 top left. Appeal: LITTLE PRISONERS OF THE SLUMS -- Pining Away for Fresh Air This summer fresh air work among the poor is not only vitally necessary, but an urgent patriotic duty. Thousands of tenement children show today, in their wasted little bodies the effects of last winter's zero weather and coal famine, and months of undernourishment due to the war prices of foods, and add to this the misery and suffering of this summer's record-breaking heat. Yet these helpless little ones are the future hope of America - Won't YOU Help Them -- Please?
Item Information
Title
Children Playing in Gutter
Date
circa 1918
Item Number
5
Photograph Number
1890
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Back
Children playing in gutter
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Streets; Street gutters; Play; Girls; Children; Boys
Creators
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Box and Folder Number
12: 55
CSS Description
Negative on file and one 4x5 duplicate) Box 297 Folder 8 #1890 Stamped Jessie Tarbox Beals Used in center-spread AICP Fresh Air appeal in Bagdad on the Subway: A Periodical of Associated News. No. 5, August 1918. p. 8 top left. Appeal: LITTLE PRISONERS OF THE SLUMS -- Pining Away for Fresh Air This summer fresh air work among the poor is not only vitally necessary, but an urgent patriotic duty. Thousands of tenement children show today, in their wasted little bodies the effects of last winter's zero weather and coal famine, and months of undernourishment due to the war prices of foods, and add to this the misery and suffering of this summer's record-breaking heat. Yet these helpless little ones are the future hope of America - Won't YOU Help Them -- Please?