Community Service Society Photographs

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Unemployed Woman

Unemployed Woman
CSS Description
(Two 8 X 10 duplicate prints. There are also several other prints taken at the same time but somewhat different poses. See Duplicate/Extra Print File.) #7016 Stamped Weissner Studio 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 of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture on page 11. Caption: "Your services are no longer required" - these words have an especially tragic significance for the woman over 40, alone in the world. Last year AICP spent $115,158 for material relief in aiding 606 unattached women. Those unable to find employment were helped in securing training as typists, nurses, housekeepers, saleswomen, or other jobs suited to their abilities.
Item Information
Title
Unemployed Woman
Date
circa 1937
Item Number
698
Photograph Number
7016
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Back
Negative at G. Weissner
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women--Employment; Women; Unemployed
Creators
Weissner Studio
Box and Folder Number
300: 75
CSS Description
(Two 8 X 10 duplicate prints. There are also several other prints taken at the same time but somewhat different poses. See Duplicate/Extra Print File.) #7016 Stamped Weissner Studio 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 of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture on page 11. Caption: "Your services are no longer required" - these words have an especially tragic significance for the woman over 40, alone in the world. Last year AICP spent $115,158 for material relief in aiding 606 unattached women. Those unable to find employment were helped in securing training as typists, nurses, housekeepers, saleswomen, or other jobs suited to their abilities.