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Tenement Families

Tenement Families
CSS Description
Negative on File 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 owing 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)
Item Information
Title
Tenement Families
Date
circa 1915
Item Number
78
Photograph Number
1833
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Front
O'Keefe widow
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Widows; Tenement houses; Interiors; Portraits, Group; Irish Americans; House furnishings; Families; Children; Boys
Creators
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Box and Folder Number
12: 126
CSS Description
Negative on File 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 owing 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)