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Old Men's Toy Shop Album--Painting Toys at Old Men's Toy Shop

Old Men's Toy Shop Album--Painting Toys at Old Men's Toy Shop
CSS Description
#1661 Stamped From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Press Illustrating Service Used to illustrate article entitled, "The Old Men's Toy Shop," in Bagdad On the Subway; A Periodical of Association [AICP] News, October 1917, No. 1, page 12. Used as illustration for Old Men' s Toy Shop Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, December 1918, No. 6. Heading: THE MOST WONDERFUL TOYS IN ALL THE WORLD HOLIDAY SALE - 6ll Fifth Ave., Cor. 49th St. Permanent Headguarters: 105 East 22 St. Used as illustration for Crawford Shops Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, November 1919, No. 8. Heading: THE CRAWFORD SHOPS. Where Usefulness Brings Happiness. Same lllustration used for Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, December 1919, No. 9. Heading: MAKE XMAS DOUBLY HAPPY. Do Part of Your Shopping at Crawford Shops. Addresses in Ad: Shops: 505 East 16 St. (See #1-236) Store: 28 West 51 St. (See #261) (Although the address given above is 505 East 16 Street, this picture was taken in 1916, three years before the Women's Work Rooms and the Old Men's Toy Shop were combined and called the Crawford Shops. An Ad for the Old Men's Toy Shop in Bagdad on the Subway, October 1917, No. 1, opposite page 12, gives the address of the Shop as 256 Mott Street - the address of the building the AICP "obtained" in 1919 from the Children's Aid Society for the Mulberry Community House (see #338).
Item Information
Title
Old Men's Toy Shop Album--Painting Toys at Old Men's Toy Shop
Date
1916
Item Number
1299
Photograph Number
1661
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Mott Street, 256
Annotation on Front
no negative
Annotation on Back
From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Wooden toys; Toys; Toy making; Older people--Employment; Older men; Men--Employment; Men
Names
Old Men's Toy Shop (New York, N.Y.)
Creators
Press Illustrating Service (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
297: 56
CSS Description
#1661 Stamped From: Old Men's Toy Shop Album Press Illustrating Service Used to illustrate article entitled, "The Old Men's Toy Shop," in Bagdad On the Subway; A Periodical of Association [AICP] News, October 1917, No. 1, page 12. Used as illustration for Old Men' s Toy Shop Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, December 1918, No. 6. Heading: THE MOST WONDERFUL TOYS IN ALL THE WORLD HOLIDAY SALE - 6ll Fifth Ave., Cor. 49th St. Permanent Headguarters: 105 East 22 St. Used as illustration for Crawford Shops Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, November 1919, No. 8. Heading: THE CRAWFORD SHOPS. Where Usefulness Brings Happiness. Same lllustration used for Ad on back cover of Bagdad On the Subway, December 1919, No. 9. Heading: MAKE XMAS DOUBLY HAPPY. Do Part of Your Shopping at Crawford Shops. Addresses in Ad: Shops: 505 East 16 St. (See #1-236) Store: 28 West 51 St. (See #261) (Although the address given above is 505 East 16 Street, this picture was taken in 1916, three years before the Women's Work Rooms and the Old Men's Toy Shop were combined and called the Crawford Shops. An Ad for the Old Men's Toy Shop in Bagdad on the Subway, October 1917, No. 1, opposite page 12, gives the address of the Shop as 256 Mott Street - the address of the building the AICP "obtained" in 1919 from the Children's Aid Society for the Mulberry Community House (see #338).