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Title: Street Sweeper, Times Square (1 of 2)
Keywords: On the Job, work
Sanitation worker
Hand broom
Sweeping - hand
Issue Date: 16-Oct-2007
Abstract: Uniformed sanitation worker in dark pants, white shirt with DSNY pocket patch, a belt and shoulder harness, and police-style dark cap, sweeping in street at Times Square. Photo taken at night; signs lit.
Description: Black and white glossy 8" x 10" photo, white borders. Verso: black ink stamp, "Photo file no.____/City of New York/Department of Sanitation/Official Photo/For Official Use Only." Provenance: Removed from site by Robin Nagle, 9/07. One of three photos found in kraft envelope: similar posed-looking shots of same sanitation worker sweeping in Times Square. Faded blue ink fountain pen at top of kraft envelope: "Times Square Pics." and "June 1/20223" (underlined). Envelope also contains business letter-sized kraft envelope with "D.S. Form 259/The City of New York/Department of Sanitation" printed in return address corner and "20223" handwritten in top right. 12 negatives inside this envelope, 2 in strips of 4 and 2 in strips of 2. Good condition.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2451/23721
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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