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Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing

Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing
CSS Description
#5045 From: Women's Work Rooms Album Unknown Photographer In "A.I.C.P. 1922"; 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 top. Caption: To be able to be Independent through the enjoyable process of making dolls' dresses and sewing sails for tiny top boats is the privilege extended many lonely old women by the Crawford workshops. In "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. Picture facing page 15. Section heading: A Brief Visit With Mrs. Grayson Note: There are several photos of other Women's Work Rooms women taken at this time but apparently not used. See Extra Print File: Nos. 5038, 5039, 5040, 5041, 5043 (2 copies), 5144.
Item Information
Title
Women's Work Rooms Album -- Old Woman with Crutch Sewing
Date
circa 1921
Item Number
623
Photograph Number
5045
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Annotation on Back
From: Women's Work Rooms Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Women; Sewing; Portraits; People with disabilities; Older women; Older people--Employment; Crutches
Names
Women's Work Interiors (New York, N.Y.); Crawford Work Shops (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
618: 45
CSS Description
#5045 From: Women's Work Rooms Album Unknown Photographer In "A.I.C.P. 1922"; 79th Annual Report (1921-1922), page 11 top. Caption: To be able to be Independent through the enjoyable process of making dolls' dresses and sewing sails for tiny top boats is the privilege extended many lonely old women by the Crawford workshops. In "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. Picture facing page 15. Section heading: A Brief Visit With Mrs. Grayson Note: There are several photos of other Women's Work Rooms women taken at this time but apparently not used. See Extra Print File: Nos. 5038, 5039, 5040, 5041, 5043 (2 copies), 5144.