Community Service Society Photographs

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Man Fixing Woman's Glasses

Man Fixing Woman's Glasses
CSS Description
(There are several other prints taken at the same time but somewhat different poses. See Duplicate/Extra Print File.) #7013 Stamped Weissner Studio In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, center right, facing page 25. Section heading: AGED . . . How the AICP Provides Peace and Comfort for Old People. In a 33 page, 11 x 14 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (1) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937. (The 1937 is the only indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture on page 27. Caption: TOO OLD - AT 40? Then there is the man or woman past 4O. Lose your job, and it isn't easy to obtain another. To obtain another. To these men and women, AICP extends a helping hand. New glasses, new dental plates, treatment for impaired hearing, an operation to correct a physical defect, new clothing, assistance in obtaining training in suitable new trade - whatever is needed to restore them to an active place in society - AICP provides, within the limits of its ability.
Item Information
Title
Man Fixing Woman's Glasses
Date
1938
Item Number
695
Photograph Number
7013
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Back
Negative at Gustav Weissman 370 Lexington 1938
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Stores, Retail; Opticians; Older people--Employment; Men; Eyeglasses
Creators
Weissner Studio
Box and Folder Number
300: 72
CSS Description
(There are several other prints taken at the same time but somewhat different poses. See Duplicate/Extra Print File.) #7013 Stamped Weissner Studio In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, center right, facing page 25. Section heading: AGED . . . How the AICP Provides Peace and Comfort for Old People. In a 33 page, 11 x 14 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (1) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937. (The 1937 is the only indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture on page 27. Caption: TOO OLD - AT 40? Then there is the man or woman past 4O. Lose your job, and it isn't easy to obtain another. To obtain another. To these men and women, AICP extends a helping hand. New glasses, new dental plates, treatment for impaired hearing, an operation to correct a physical defect, new clothing, assistance in obtaining training in suitable new trade - whatever is needed to restore them to an active place in society - AICP provides, within the limits of its ability.