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Guide to the Claire Yaffa New York Foundling Hospital Photograph Collection
1979-2012 (bulk 1979-1999)
 PR 299

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Twila Rios

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 01, 2013
Description is in English

Container List

Series I: Photographs

Subseries I.1: Identified Programs

Scope and Contents note

Additional, unlabeled photos of the programs listed below may be included in Subseries I.2: Unidentified programs.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Crisis Nursery
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Crisis Nursery
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Temporary Shelter
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Project Basement
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Project Basement
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Parenting
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Drug Rehabilitation
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Pathway Center
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Blaine Hall
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Seton Day Care Center
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Mother's Social Services
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Mother's Social Services
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Child Abuse Prevention Services
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Elderly Housing Program
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Bronx Community Center
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Residence for Troubled Youngsters
Box: 1 Folder : 2 St Agatha Home

See also

Subseries I.2: Unidentified programs, "Adolescents and children over 5."

Box: 1 Folder : 3-4 Skilled Nursing Facility
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Skilled Nursing Facility
Box: 1 Folder : 5-7 Puerto Rico Headstart Program
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Puerto Rico Headstart Program
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Puerto Rico: homes and neighborhoods
Box: 1 Folder : 9 - 11 Puerto Rico: contact sheets
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Exhibit Reaching Out: color contact sheets and color prints

Subseries I.2: Unidentified Programs

Scope and Contents note

Although not labeled as such, it appears that the majority of the portraits of children and of mothers with their children are from the "Temporary Shelter" and the "Crisis Nursery" programs.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1-2 Girls
Box: 5 Folder : 8-10 Girls
Box: 2 Folder : 3-4 Boys
Box: 5 Folder : 11-13 Boys
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Multiple Children
Box: 5 Folder : 14 Multiple Children
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Adolescents and children over 5
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Faceless or No People shots
Box: 5 Folder : 15 Faceless or No People shots
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Mothers
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Mothers
Box: 2 Folder : 9-11 Mothers with Children
Box: 6 Folder : 2-7 Mothers with Children
Box: 2 Folder : 12-14 Caregivers and Staff
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Caregivers and Staff
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Dr. Vincent J. Fontana
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Dr. Vincent J. Fontana
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Color prints
Box: 3 Folder : 1-11 contact sheets
Box: 4 Folder : 1-11 contact sheets
Box: 5 Folder : 16 contact sheets

Subseries I.3: Oversized and Mounted Prints

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 1-2 Girls
Box: 9 Folder : 3-6 Boys
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Multiple Children
Box: 9 Folder : 8 Faceless or unidentifiable photographs
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Mothers
Box: 10 Folder : 2-8 Mothers and Children
Box: 11 Folder : 1-3 Mothers and Children
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Mounted contact sheets
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Oversized, unmounted prints, 16 x 20
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Posters
Box: Flat files Folder : FF1 Oversized, unmounted prints, 20 x 24
Box: Flat files Folder : FF2 Oversized mounted prints, 20 x 24

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