Community Service Society Photographs

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Item Information
Title
Sewing Pants for the "Sweater" in a Gotham Court "Flat"
Date
circa 1890
Item Number
160
Photograph Number
156
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Cherry Street
Annotation on Back
Riis No. 156 Sewing Pants for the "sweater" in a Gotham Court "flat" (Italians) c. 1890 from the original negative by Jacob A. Riis Please credit: The Jacob A. Riis Collection Museum of the City of New York
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Tenement houses; Sewing; Interiors; Home labor; Girls; Clothing workers; Children; Child labor
Creators
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Box and Folder Number
13: 73