Community Service Society Photographs

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Mulberry Health Center Album -- Crowd in Front of Mulberry Community House

Mulberry Health Center Album -- Crowd in Front of Mulberry Community House
CSS Description
#4475 From: Mulberry Health Center Album Unknown Photographer AICP Mulberry Community House, 256-8 Mott Street, between Prince and Houston (see #4338). The cart in the middle of the street is selling Italian Ices. The signs on the front of the Community House appear to be about Community House activities. The two on the right are for Tuesday and Thursday. In front of the curled-up sign on the left is an eccentrically dressed man (flowing robes, amulet on right arm, horsetail hair, and a peculiar headdress). Neighborhood eccentric? Evangelist? One man band? On the second floor fire escape of the house to the left of the Community House, a child has been put to bed.
Item Information
Title
Mulberry Health Center Album -- Crowd in Front of Mulberry Community House
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
602
Photograph Number
4474
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Mott Street, 256-8
Annotation on Back
From: Mulberry Health Center Album
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.); Little Italy (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Streets; Storefronts; Italian Americans; Handcarts; Grocery stores; Funeral homes; Fourteenth Ward Industrial School (New York, N.Y. : Building); Crowds; Buildings
Box and Folder Number
618: 24
CSS Description
#4475 From: Mulberry Health Center Album Unknown Photographer AICP Mulberry Community House, 256-8 Mott Street, between Prince and Houston (see #4338). The cart in the middle of the street is selling Italian Ices. The signs on the front of the Community House appear to be about Community House activities. The two on the right are for Tuesday and Thursday. In front of the curled-up sign on the left is an eccentrically dressed man (flowing robes, amulet on right arm, horsetail hair, and a peculiar headdress). Neighborhood eccentric? Evangelist? One man band? On the second floor fire escape of the house to the left of the Community House, a child has been put to bed.