Brownsville
How to can your garbage demonstration, Brownsville

Title: How to do it

Photographer: Jules Geller

Date: 1954

Format: 1 photographic print: b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: NEIG 0289

Description: Three women standing on platform with four garbage cans of various sizes; several spectators at right and large buildings in background. Caption: "How to do it--Bessie A. Kirwa, director of sanitary education of the Sanitation Department, demonstrates how to dump the contents of a receptacle into an ashcan [labeled "Please can your garbage"] without spreading litter in the Brownsville Neighborhood Health and Welfare Council's educational drive for a cleaner community. With her on the demonstration float are, left to right, Mrs. Charlotte O'Shea, chairman of the council, and Mrs. Irene Richardson, co-chairman." (The name of the organization is really Brownsville Neighborhood Council.)

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