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1924 Vacuum Street Cleaning Machine

Keywords: cleaning;Department of Street Cleaning;sweeping, mechanical;vehicle, mechanical broom;On the Job;History;civilian
Issue Date: 14-Oct-2007
Abstract: Black and white photograph of people surrounding a Department of Street Cleaning sweeping vehicle in New York City, 1924. Photographer unknown.
Description: 5'' x 7''. Unmounted. Sticker on back of photograph has ID# 304 GP 5x7 as well as "OFFICIAL PHOTO, Courtesy New York City Department of Sanitation Photo Unit." Image came from an album of other sanitation photographs compiled anonymously for the DSNY with the tag "1924 Vacuum Street Cleaning Machine." Image was originally removed by Robin Nagle in 09/07.
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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