Anna Shaw

Feminist, author, suffragist Anna Shaw was most famous for advocating for changes after the Triangle Shirtwaist fire.

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Lower East Side in 1917

Looking south. Woolworth Building and Municipal Building are visible in the distance.

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Avenue C

Avenue C in 1929.

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East 12th Street Circa 1935

East 12th Street circa 1935.

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Richard E. Heningham Advertisement

Richard E. Heningham was the builder of Public School 61. This is an advertisement for his construction company.

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Anna Shaw

Feminist, author, suffragist Anna Shaw was most famous for advocating for changes after the Triangle Shirtwaist fire.

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Public School 61 Maypole

Girls from Public School 61 performing a maypole dance on the Sheep Meadow in Central Park, New York City, May 6, 1923.

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Jeffery Coles Gets Polio Vaccine

Original 1954 caption: “The field trial in New York City, April 27. 1954. Dr.

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Little Red Schoolhouse Classroom

Elizabeth Irwin’s “Little Red Schoolhouse“ program at Public School 61, 1928.

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Little Red Schoolhouse Classroom

This is either 201, 301, 401 or 501 in Public School 61 during Elisabeth Irwin's experimental school.

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