Community Service Society Photographs

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Street Scene

Street Scene
CSS Description
The rope running across this picture, held up in the middle by the man with the pipe and by two women at the right end, is flax. The woman at the left is holding a spool in her left hand and winding the thread on it.
Item Information
Title
Street Scene
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
153
Photograph Number
4211
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Lafayette Street
Prince Street
Spring Street
Annotation on Back
Try Lafayette between Prince and Spring
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Streets; Spinning; Men; Flax; Children; Carriages and carts; Buildings; Baby carriages
Creators
Myers, Hiram
Box and Folder Number
13: 68
CSS Description
The rope running across this picture, held up in the middle by the man with the pipe and by two women at the right end, is flax. The woman at the left is holding a spool in her left hand and winding the thread on it.