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New York, 1956-58 (This woman received $30.00 per month in Social Security benefits. She paid from it her rent and utilities. One dollar was left over on which she lived. She was seeking old age...)
  • Marion Palfi
    1907–1978
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • New York, 1956-58 (This woman received $30.00 per month in Social Security benefits. She paid from it her rent and utilities. One dollar was left over on which she lived. She was seeking old age...), 1956–1958
  • You Have Never Been Old
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.3 x 34.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 13 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Marion Palfi
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0200
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Black-and-white image of elderly caucasian woman, seated behind and to the left of a table. Her proper right hand is covering part of her face. Rest of title is "She was seeking old age assistance because she starved."