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Title: Landfill operations -- Fresh Kills/Fountain Avenue 1950s-1970s 33231-33823
Keywords: On the Job, work
History
Brooklyn
Staten Island
Landfill
Fountain Avenue
Sanitation worker
Trades - metalworker
Uniform
Waste disposal
Vehicle
Fresh Kills
Athey wagons
metalworker
Issue Date: 16-Oct-2007
Abstract: Three uniformed male sanitation workers at either Fresh Kills or Fountain Avenue. Two men are on a platform working, and the other is below them working on the same platform. An Athey wagon is behind them. Black and white, dated between the 1950s and 1970s.
Description: Black and white glossy photo with uneven white borders. Borders on left and bottom are larger than top and right borders. Photo slightly wrinkled at top left. Verso: brown stains (mildew?) in lower half, more toward left/side corner. Handwritten numbering in blue pen in upper left corner: "R-1," below that "#20;" "33316" in upper right corner. Black ink stamp in upper right corner, reading "PHOTO FILE NO. ______/CITY OF NEW YORK/DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION/OFFICIAL PHOTO/FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY;" stamp text centered. Provenance: Removed from site by Robin Nagle, 9/07; found in manila folder labeled "Landfill operations -- Fresh Kills/Fountain Avenue 1950s-1970s 33231-33823."
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2451/23702
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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