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Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man with Paint Brush in Toy Shop

Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man with Paint Brush in Toy Shop
CSS Description
(2 other prints, #5033 a and c, slightly different pose; see Dup./Extra print file.) #5033 b Unknown Photographer From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album In "A.I.C.P. 1922"; 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 bottom. Caption: This old man is Joyously engaged in making toys at the Old Men's Toy Shop - which work earns him a pleasant and independent living. #5033 c, man unsmiling, is the frontispiece for "After Three Score Years and Ten," by William H. Matthews, Director Family Welfare Department, AICP, Undated, In AICP Publications, 1916-23, #22, Probably published in 1922 or 1923.
Item Information
Title
Old Men's Toy Shop Album -- Old Man with Paint Brush in Toy Shop
Date
circa 1921
Item Number
619
Photograph Number
5033B
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Annotation on Back
From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Toys; Toy making; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men
Names
Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
618: 41
CSS Description
(2 other prints, #5033 a and c, slightly different pose; see Dup./Extra print file.) #5033 b Unknown Photographer From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album In "A.I.C.P. 1922"; 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 bottom. Caption: This old man is Joyously engaged in making toys at the Old Men's Toy Shop - which work earns him a pleasant and independent living. #5033 c, man unsmiling, is the frontispiece for "After Three Score Years and Ten," by William H. Matthews, Director Family Welfare Department, AICP, Undated, In AICP Publications, 1916-23, #22, Probably published in 1922 or 1923.