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Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Looking in on Old Men's Toy Shop

Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Looking in on Old Men's Toy Shop
CSS Description
No. 28, and all of the other buildings on the South side of 51 Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, were demolished when Rockefeller Center was built in the 1930s.
Item Information
Title
Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Looking in on Old Men's Toy Shop
Date
between 1919 and 1930
Item Number
526
Photograph Number
4262
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
West 51st Street, 28
Annotation on Back
From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Note "2" on door at left This must be Crawford Shops Store at 28 West 51st St. See #5019 The building is no longer there. It is part of the site of Rockefeller Center.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Wooden toys; Toys; Toy making; Storefronts; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men--Employment; Men; Architecture--Details
Names
Women's Work Interiors (New York, N.Y.); Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Creators
Myers, Hiram
Box and Folder Number
299: 44
CSS Description
No. 28, and all of the other buildings on the South side of 51 Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, were demolished when Rockefeller Center was built in the 1930s.