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Honored on Completion of 25 Years' Service with AICP

Honored on Completion of 25 Years' Service with AICP
CSS Description
WIDE WORLD PHOTO: PLEASE WATCH CREDIT HONORED ON COMPLETION OF 25 YEARS’ SERVICE WITH A.I.C.P. NEW YORK CITY- The scene as Baily B. Burritt, General Director of The New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor since 1914, and William H. Matthews, Directory of the Department of Family Welfare since 1913, both of whom have just completed 25 years of service with the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, were honored today at a meeting of the Board of Managers of the New York A.I.C.P., at 105 East 22nd Street. The two men have directed the spending of more than $55,000,000 for aid to New York’s poor and their activities in the field of social welfare work have directly affected the lives of millions of persons in New York City. They are being presented with remembrance gifts. Left to rights: Cornelius N. Bliss, president of the Association from 1913-1934 acting for the board; Bailey B. Burritt, receiving a silver tray; William H. Matthew, receiving a silver cigar box and Barklie Henry, president of the Association since 1934, acting for the board. H-10/26/38 (L)
Item Information
Title
Honored on Completion of 25 Years' Service with AICP
Date
October 12, 1938
Item Number
929
Photograph Number
MP-99
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
East 22nd Street, 105
Annotation on Back
Wide World Photo 10/12/38 L-R Messrs. Bliss, Burritt, Matthews & Henry AICP
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Trays; Portraits, Group; Men; Cigar boxes
Names
Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946; Henry, Barklie McKee, 1902-1966; Burritt, Bailey B. (Bailey Barton), 1878-1953; Bliss, Cornelius N., 1875-1949
Creators
Wide World Photos, Inc.
Box and Folder Number
620: 13
CSS Description
WIDE WORLD PHOTO: PLEASE WATCH CREDIT HONORED ON COMPLETION OF 25 YEARS’ SERVICE WITH A.I.C.P. NEW YORK CITY- The scene as Baily B. Burritt, General Director of The New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor since 1914, and William H. Matthews, Directory of the Department of Family Welfare since 1913, both of whom have just completed 25 years of service with the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, were honored today at a meeting of the Board of Managers of the New York A.I.C.P., at 105 East 22nd Street. The two men have directed the spending of more than $55,000,000 for aid to New York’s poor and their activities in the field of social welfare work have directly affected the lives of millions of persons in New York City. They are being presented with remembrance gifts. Left to rights: Cornelius N. Bliss, president of the Association from 1913-1934 acting for the board; Bailey B. Burritt, receiving a silver tray; William H. Matthew, receiving a silver cigar box and Barklie Henry, president of the Association since 1934, acting for the board. H-10/26/38 (L)