Community Service Society Photographs

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Sixth Avenue Employment Agencies

Sixth Avenue Employment Agencies
CSS Description
In "The 91st Annual Report of the A.I.C.P. 1933-1934," opposite page 16. Caption: If anyone questions that men want work - not relief - let him make a tour of the Sixth Avenue employment agencies. In 1,510 families financial assistance was given last year in the form of work relief wages amounting to $246,138.
Item Information
Title
Sixth Avenue Employment Agencies
Date
circa 1933
Item Number
679
Photograph Number
6971
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Sixth Avenue
Annotation on Back
Photograph credited in AICP Annual Report, 1933-34: "Photo by Acme"
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Unemployed; Men; Employment agencies; Crowds
Creators
Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
300: 56
CSS Description
In "The 91st Annual Report of the A.I.C.P. 1933-1934," opposite page 16. Caption: If anyone questions that men want work - not relief - let him make a tour of the Sixth Avenue employment agencies. In 1,510 families financial assistance was given last year in the form of work relief wages amounting to $246,138.