Community Service Society Photographs

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In Districts Like This

In Districts Like This
CSS Description
Attached to the back of the photo: In districts like this, tuberculosis breeds faster than cockroaches on tramp steamers. Into such districts AICP sends nurses and caseworkers to break the vicious circle of illness, unemployment and poverty that serve as interacting cause and effect of one another. Last year 1,066 families were cared for by the Tuberculosis Division; 110 infants threatened with tuberculosis received special care at Chelsea Day Nursery. Part of photographer stamp remained: Ewing Galloway
Item Information
Title
In Districts Like This
Date
between 1879 and 1950
Date Note
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Item Number
901
Photograph Number
MP-69
Format
photographs
Annotation on Back
In districts like this, tuberculosis breeds faster than cockroaches on tramp steamers. Into such districts AICP sends nurses and caseworkers to break the vicious circle of illness, unemployment and poverty that serve as interacting cause and effect of one another. Last year 1,066 families were cared for by the Tuberculosis Division; 110 infants threatened with tuberculosis received special care at Chelsea Day Nursery.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Tenement houses--Sanitation; Tenement houses; Laundry; Courtyards; Clotheslines; Buildings
Creators
Ewing Galloway (Agency)
Box and Folder Number
619: 79
CSS Description
Attached to the back of the photo: In districts like this, tuberculosis breeds faster than cockroaches on tramp steamers. Into such districts AICP sends nurses and caseworkers to break the vicious circle of illness, unemployment and poverty that serve as interacting cause and effect of one another. Last year 1,066 families were cared for by the Tuberculosis Division; 110 infants threatened with tuberculosis received special care at Chelsea Day Nursery. Part of photographer stamp remained: Ewing Galloway