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Title: Two Sweepers Sweeping
Keywords: On the Job, work
History
Cleaning
Hand broom
Litter
Parade
Special event
Sweeping - hand
Uniform
Vehicle
Sanitation worker
Issue Date: 16-Oct-2007
Abstract: Two male sanitation workers sweep at an intersection, possibly after a parade. Litter appears to be mostly white paper and paper shreds. The street appears wet. Both workers wear dark, short-sleeved uniforms and carry American flags in their pockets. Several people walk across the street behind them. The intersecting street is filled with unidentified vehicles, some of them likely Department vehicles.
Description: Black and white glossy photo, 8" x 10", with white borders. Verso: black ink stamp along top center, letter orientation, in caps, centered, reads "Photo File No._____/City of New York/Department of Sanitation/Official Photo/For Official Use Only." Black ink number stamp stamped above this, reading "85 161 5." (Possible year 1985?) Provenance: Removed from site by Robin Nagle, 9/07. Found in manila folder labeled "1980."
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2451/23709
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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