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Identification and Creation
Object Number
3.2002.2322
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Industrial Problems, Welfare Work: United States. Ohio. Middletown. American Rolling Mill Company: Industrial Housing: Detached Dwellings of Frame Construction: American Rolling Mill Company. Middletown, Ohio.: This row of cottages was build [sic] for colored employees. The average cost of the houses is $1,200; the selling price with lot, $1,500; and the rent, $14 per month. [Pre-War Prices] (Data from letter of January 30, 1917.)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Social Museum Collection
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
display board
Date
c. 1903
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Ohio, Middletown
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/153060
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 16.5 x 20.8 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Acquired[1] by the Social Museum, Harvard University, by July 1915.

[1] SM Accession Ledger records the material as from or associated with the Middletown, Ohio "Garden City," however it is unclear if that is directly where the work came from.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Social Museum Collection
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
3.2002.2322
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

The Social Museum Collection

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