Community Service Society Photographs

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Social Worker Back from Visiting

Social Worker Back from Visiting
CSS Description
(There is another 8 X 10 picture taken from the other side of the door, showing the shadow of the social worker) (See Duplicate/Extra Print File) #6992 Stamped "Paul Parker Photo" Similar to picture in COS Annual Report, 1934-1935 (same person, somewhat different pose), facing page 7. Caption: "BACK FROM VISITING" . . . The social worker of the Institute of Family Service does not do her work entirely across the interview table. She visits the home, talks with former employers, consults with doctor or hospital, gets, firsthand, the facts and conditions which must be taken Into account in helping to solve her client's problems.
Item Information
Title
Social Worker Back from Visiting
Date
May 18, 1937
Item Number
685
Photograph Number
6992
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Social workers; Family services
Names
Charity Organization Society of the City of New York. Institute of Family Service
Creators
Paul Parker Photo
Box and Folder Number
300: 62
CSS Description
(There is another 8 X 10 picture taken from the other side of the door, showing the shadow of the social worker) (See Duplicate/Extra Print File) #6992 Stamped "Paul Parker Photo" Similar to picture in COS Annual Report, 1934-1935 (same person, somewhat different pose), facing page 7. Caption: "BACK FROM VISITING" . . . The social worker of the Institute of Family Service does not do her work entirely across the interview table. She visits the home, talks with former employers, consults with doctor or hospital, gets, firsthand, the facts and conditions which must be taken Into account in helping to solve her client's problems.