Community Service Society Photographs

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Tenement Families

Tenement Families
CSS Description
Box 297 Folder 7 #1832 Photographer probably Jessie Tarbox Beals In AICP "1915 Year Book and 72nd Annual Report" (1914-1915). Between pages 28-29. Widows' Families Mother born in Naples, came to this country in 1890. Father died from an operation in 1913. Oldest girl (14) now in High School. Children all in delicate health two years ago, now well. Youngest child born after father's death and mother's work since that time has been the care of her children. She receives a monthly allowance of $60 from the Association.
Item Information
Title
Tenement Families
Date
circa 1915
Item Number
75
Photograph Number
1832
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Widows; Tenement houses; Interiors; Portraits, Group; Italian Americans; House furnishings; Girls; Families; Children
Creators
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Box and Folder Number
12: 123
CSS Description
Box 297 Folder 7 #1832 Photographer probably Jessie Tarbox Beals In AICP "1915 Year Book and 72nd Annual Report" (1914-1915). Between pages 28-29. Widows' Families Mother born in Naples, came to this country in 1890. Father died from an operation in 1913. Oldest girl (14) now in High School. Children all in delicate health two years ago, now well. Youngest child born after father's death and mother's work since that time has been the care of her children. She receives a monthly allowance of $60 from the Association.