Community Service Society Photographs

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Boys Playing in Open Fire Hydrants, Lower East Side

Boys Playing in Open Fire Hydrants, Lower East Side
CSS Description
Looking North on Mulberry Street from between Grand and Hester. See - #3006 - same scene. The boy behind the fire plug is holding a coffee pot, and what looks like an open pipe in the foreground is an overturned pail.
Item Information
Title
Boys Playing in Open Fire Hydrants, Lower East Side
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
117
Photograph Number
3009
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Mulberry Street
Hester Street
Grand Street
Annotation on Back
Mulberry looking north between Grand and Hester. C. Antoni (TM).
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Streets; Play; Hydrants; Children; Boys
Creators
Myers, Hiram
Box and Folder Number
13: 34
CSS Description
Looking North on Mulberry Street from between Grand and Hester. See - #3006 - same scene. The boy behind the fire plug is holding a coffee pot, and what looks like an open pipe in the foreground is an overturned pail.