Community Service Society Photographs

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Girl with Cat on Wooster Street

Girl with Cat on Wooster Street
CSS Description
See: Box 296 Folder 1 Photo 14-2 Wooster Street Typed on back of photo: Basement Tenements which once were one of the worst sources of disease and contagion in New York are depicted in this drawing from the Community Service Society's Annual Report for 1884.
Item Information
Title
Girl with Cat on Wooster Street
Date
1884
Item Number
971
Photograph Number
MA-268
Format
illustrations
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Wooster Street
Annotation on Front
Wooster Street
Annotation on Back
BASEMENT TENEMENTS WHICH ONCE WERE ONE OF THE WORST SOURCES OF DISEASE AND CONTAGION IN NEW YORK ARE DEPICTED IN THIS DRAWING FROM THE COMMUNITY SERVICE SOCIETY'S ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1884. Wooster St.
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Tenement houses; Doors; Children; Cats; Basements
Creators
Drake, W. H. (William Henry)
Box and Folder Number
620: 54
CSS Description
See: Box 296 Folder 1 Photo 14-2 Wooster Street Typed on back of photo: Basement Tenements which once were one of the worst sources of disease and contagion in New York are depicted in this drawing from the Community Service Society's Annual Report for 1884.