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Clothes Drying in Tenement District

Clothes Drying in Tenement District
CSS Description
Negative on file at Brown Bros., 220 West 42 St., N.Y.C. Only Brown Bros. negative to be used. Written by hand on back: "Clothes drying in the tenement district." The address on the Optical Co. sign on the fence, lower left, is 6 something East 138 Street.
Item Information
Title
Clothes Drying in Tenement District
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
1269
Photograph Number
1062
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
East 138th Street
Annotation on Back
Clothes drying in the tenement district
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Tenement houses; Laundry; Clotheslines
Creators
Brown Brothers (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
296: 45
CSS Description
Negative on file at Brown Bros., 220 West 42 St., N.Y.C. Only Brown Bros. negative to be used. Written by hand on back: "Clothes drying in the tenement district." The address on the Optical Co. sign on the fence, lower left, is 6 something East 138 Street.