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Unemployed Awaiting Work Outside Woodyard

Unemployed Awaiting Work Outside Woodyard
CSS Description
(5 duplicate prints - see Extra Print File.) See # Illustration at right of COS Woodward flyer. Caption on back of photograph: In Feb., the unemployed, at the rate of 125 a day, awaiting their turn to work at the Charity Organization Society Woodyard, 516 West 28 Street. The men in one third of the 2,300 families known to the C.O.S. are out of work.
Item Information
Title
Unemployed Awaiting Work Outside Woodyard
Date
circa 1928
Item Number
649
Photograph Number
6195
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
Charity Organization Society of the City of New York
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
West 28th Street, 516
Annotation on Back
Submitted by N.Y. Charity Organization Society 105 East 22 St. City Note! This was released in February but the situation is almost as bad now. In Feb., THE UNEMPLOYED, AT THE RATE OF 125 A DAY, AWAITING THEIR TURN TO WORK AT THE CHARITY ORGANIZATION SOCIETY WOODYARD, 516 W. 28" St. THE MEN IN ONE THIRD OF THE 2,300 FAMILIES KNOWN TO THE C.O.S. ARE OUT OF WORK.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Unemployed; Men--Employment; Men; Lumber-yards; Laundry industry
Names
Charity Organization Society of the City of New York
Creators
A.G. Baumann & Son
Box and Folder Number
300: 26
CSS Description
(5 duplicate prints - see Extra Print File.) See # Illustration at right of COS Woodward flyer. Caption on back of photograph: In Feb., the unemployed, at the rate of 125 a day, awaiting their turn to work at the Charity Organization Society Woodyard, 516 West 28 Street. The men in one third of the 2,300 families known to the C.O.S. are out of work.