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Women's Work Rooms Album -- Woman Sewing in Women's Work Rooms

Women's Work Rooms Album -- Woman Sewing in Women's Work Rooms
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( 1 extra print) From: Women's Work Room Album #1761 Stamped Press Illustrating Service From letter in AICP History File, Activities, Crawford Shops, dated Nov. 16, 1916, and addressed to Press Illustrating Service, Inc., 142 West 23 Street, New York City. "The single old lady of whom you have such a fine picture, taken at the Sewing Rooms, 408 West 20th Street ..." (Letter written by "Director of Department"; initials WHM/R) In Bagdad on the Subway; A Monthly Bulletin of the New York Association for Improving Condition of the Poor, No. 1, October 1917. Illustrates article at p. l4 entitled, "The Women's Work Shop." Also used in ad for Women's Work Shop in Bagdad on Subway No. 2, Nov. 1917 and No. 6, Dec. 1918. In "AICP 1921; The Seventy-eighth Annual Report" of the AICP (1920-1921) Page 6 (middle picture) AS AN ALTERNATIVE to the dreaded almshouse or to begging on the street, the A.I.C.P., through its shops for old men and women, offers to each a "bright cheerful place to work and an opportunity to keep his own little home. Note: There are a number of other photos of the Women's Work Rooms taken at this same time. See Extra Print File.
Item Information
Title
Women's Work Rooms Album -- Woman Sewing in Women's Work Rooms
Date
circa 1916
Item Number
1303
Photograph Number
1761
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
West 20th Street, 408
Annotation on Front
negative 5 x 7
Annotation on Back
From: Women's Work Rooms Album C. Autori (TM)
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Women--Employment; Women; Sewing machines; Sewing; Portraits; Older women; Older people--Employment
Names
Women's Work Rooms (New York, N.Y.)
Creators
Press Illustrating Service (New York, N.Y.)
Box and Folder Number
297: 60
CSS Description
( 1 extra print) From: Women's Work Room Album #1761 Stamped Press Illustrating Service From letter in AICP History File, Activities, Crawford Shops, dated Nov. 16, 1916, and addressed to Press Illustrating Service, Inc., 142 West 23 Street, New York City. "The single old lady of whom you have such a fine picture, taken at the Sewing Rooms, 408 West 20th Street ..." (Letter written by "Director of Department"; initials WHM/R) In Bagdad on the Subway; A Monthly Bulletin of the New York Association for Improving Condition of the Poor, No. 1, October 1917. Illustrates article at p. l4 entitled, "The Women's Work Shop." Also used in ad for Women's Work Shop in Bagdad on Subway No. 2, Nov. 1917 and No. 6, Dec. 1918. In "AICP 1921; The Seventy-eighth Annual Report" of the AICP (1920-1921) Page 6 (middle picture) AS AN ALTERNATIVE to the dreaded almshouse or to begging on the street, the A.I.C.P., through its shops for old men and women, offers to each a "bright cheerful place to work and an opportunity to keep his own little home. Note: There are a number of other photos of the Women's Work Rooms taken at this same time. See Extra Print File.