Community Service Society Photographs

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Mother with Five Sons

Mother with Five Sons
CSS Description
See #1833 - Same family. #2045 Unknown Photographer In Bagdad on the Subway; A Monthly Bulletin of Association [AICP] News, No. 3, December 1917, P- 13. Illustration for article entitled, "Health Bonds for Children'. Here is one of the ways in which the A.I.C.P. invests your money. Are you satisfied with the investment?" Pages 13-15. Legend: Five fine boys are these of Mrs. ----, the oldest 14, the youngest J. They are all up to their school grades. Five years ago the family was living in a basement home, the mother doing janitor's work and outside cleaning besides. Examination showed her to be a cardiac, yet she was struggling bravely on. Today she is improved in health. Her boys are having a chance to grow into strong, decent manhood. Those of us who know them believe they will. The family receives an allowance of $63.00 per month.
Item Information
Title
Mother with Five Sons
Date
circa 1915
Item Number
502
Photograph Number
2045
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Widows; Tenement houses; Interiors; Portraits, Group; Irish Americans; House furnishings; Families; Children; Boys
Box and Folder Number
297: 51
CSS Description
See #1833 - Same family. #2045 Unknown Photographer In Bagdad on the Subway; A Monthly Bulletin of Association [AICP] News, No. 3, December 1917, P- 13. Illustration for article entitled, "Health Bonds for Children'. Here is one of the ways in which the A.I.C.P. invests your money. Are you satisfied with the investment?" Pages 13-15. Legend: Five fine boys are these of Mrs. ----, the oldest 14, the youngest J. They are all up to their school grades. Five years ago the family was living in a basement home, the mother doing janitor's work and outside cleaning besides. Examination showed her to be a cardiac, yet she was struggling bravely on. Today she is improved in health. Her boys are having a chance to grow into strong, decent manhood. Those of us who know them believe they will. The family receives an allowance of $63.00 per month.