Community Service Society Photographs

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Old Couple, Woman Cooking

Old Couple, Woman Cooking
CSS Description
Negative on File Boxx 298 Folder 12 # 4157 Stamped Hiram Myers See Extra Print File for 5 x 8 reproduction of woman only. Typed and attached to back of photo: These families are typical of those served by the Society's relief bureau in its early history. A majority of them came to the bureau by reason of widowhood, old age, desertion of husband, tuberculosis and other sisknesses. See Box 299 Folder 14 One extra print # 4452 - when file originally made it indicated "unknown photographer" but was incorrect.
Item Information
Title
Old Couple, Woman Cooking
Date
between 1879 and 1950
Date Note
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Item Number
103
Photograph Number
4157
Format
photographs
Annotation on Back
These families are typical of those served by the Society's relief bureau in its early history. A majority of them came to the bureau by reason of widowhood, old age, desertion of husband, tuberculosis and other sicknesses.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Stoves; Interiors; Older women; Older people; Older men; Men; Kitchens; Cooking; Cats
Creators
Myers, Hiram
Box and Folder Number
13: 1
CSS Description
Negative on File Boxx 298 Folder 12 # 4157 Stamped Hiram Myers See Extra Print File for 5 x 8 reproduction of woman only. Typed and attached to back of photo: These families are typical of those served by the Society's relief bureau in its early history. A majority of them came to the bureau by reason of widowhood, old age, desertion of husband, tuberculosis and other sisknesses. See Box 299 Folder 14 One extra print # 4452 - when file originally made it indicated "unknown photographer" but was incorrect.