Community Service Society Photographs

Rare Book & Manuscript Library @ Columbia University

Item Information
Title
Ludlow Street. Hebrew Making Ready for Sabbath Eve in His Coal Cellar
Date
circa 1890
Item Number
146
Photograph Number
286
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Ludlow Street
Annotation on Back
Riis No. 286 Ludlow Street Hebrew making ready for Sabbath Eve in his coal cellar - 2 loaves on the table See "The Children of the Poor" (p. 27) by Jacob A. Riis (1892) From the original negative by Jacob A. Riis Please credit: The Jacob A. Riis Collection Museum of the City of New York Not in "Children of the Poor." <text> 3/18/70
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Tables; Signs and signboards; Men; Jews; Jewish neighborhoods; Jewish men; House furnishings; Bread; Basements
Creators
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Box and Folder Number
13: 62