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|Title: ||Annual Report 1937|
|Authors: ||Ernst, O. (Illustrator)|
Safety & training
|Issue Date: ||16-Oct-2007 |
|Abstract: ||Print of front cover of 1937 Annual Report. Top reads "Department
of Sanitation/...Progress..." Bottom reads "Annual Report
1937." Features illustrations of older and newer collection trucks
with sanitation workers placing garbage in each. Men reach up to hand
basket to worker on top of older truck covered with tarp, with
description "Old method. Hazardous, unsightly and
unsanitary." One worker empties basket into back of new, white
covered truck, with description "Modern mechanical loader.
Sanitary, labor-saving, fewer injuries." Back of new white truck
reads "Clean your sidewalk/Curb your dog." Measurement drawn
from ground to waist of worker at new truck reads "40 in. Lift"|
|Description: ||Black and white matte print of Annual Report cover, print size 8" x
10" with borders around print of cover. Nothing on verso.
Provenance: Removed from site by Robin Nagle, 9/07. Found in kraft
envelope with 8"x10" plate negative, badly damaged (water?),
and black crepe-like tape border. Black magic marker in top corner of
kraft envelope: "1937 Annual Report/cover/(mag/NEG+PRINT,"
written over pencil description "Annual Report 1937."
"810105" in bottom left corner of envelope.|
|Appears in Collections:||NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project|
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