West Side Skating Rink

Title

West Side Skating Rink

Abstract

Date

1871

Transcription

Recto: "Interior view of the West Side Skating Rink showing the clothes sorting Department // Ada & Randolph // Suptendent [sic] // JWR // RWM // JRM."
Verso: "They are thrown into bins indiscriminately where female employees are engaged sorting them out pants, dresses, bonnets & c and they are put in boxes, marked and when an order is rec'd. which is every few [mins] from a sub district for 400 pars [sic] of pants for instance the goods are ready in the box& instantly delivered to drivers & forwarded. Upon the arrival of a donated box of clothing from any city it is opened & the contents thrown into the long bin & then females sort them & distribute the articles to the small bins seen on right of sketch. They are then packed in boxes ready for delivery to sub districts when order arrives. Mr. L.W. Rouse is in charge of this department. L. // Long Home Corner Kiersey &."

Condition

Torn right side; big stain in upper right; horizontal and vertical fold marks.

Medium

graphite on paper

Dimensions

9.25 x 7.0 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1870-1880

Coordinates

41.8781136, -87.6297982

Source

Original drawing location: CF-JT-IL-71e (Box 14).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/5021

Ref. Number

(Becker)CF-JT-IL-71e

Citation

Taylor, James E., 1839-1901, “West Side Skating Rink,” The Becker Collection, accessed April 4, 2020, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/3054.