Above is Virtual Tour Close-up View #9 of the photo by Geo. R. Lawrence Co. of the June 19, 1906 NYC Keepers Mutual Benevolent Organization's dinner event held in the Terrace Garden. Below is a small version of the full group photograph digital image to which red numbers have been added by the NYCHS webmaster to indicate the general vicinity of the corresponding Virtual Tour Close-up Views.

Close-up View #9 shows about 30 men, presumably keepers, nearly all of whom sport mustaches. Seven are seen wearing white carnations, bringing the approximate total of white carnation wearers in the full 170-man photo to about 40. This suggest they have been officers of the keepers organization and members of the dinner committee. Among the 30 in the view above are some of those closest to the camera. Dark ties and cravats appear to predominate. Note that slanted slim rectangular objects positioned at each place setting. Perhaps menus offering each guest a choice of main dish: steak, chicken or fish? Or perhaps the printed program for the event? Note the rare full beard up front.

9th of 9 close-up views of 1906 NYC prison keepers dinner group photo.

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For the 1906 keepers dinner photo & negative NYCHS thanks Dr. Jess Maghan, Ph.D, former NYC DOC Assistant Commissioner for Training, ex-editor of International Association of Correctional Officers' The Keepersí Voice, and now director of Forum for Comparative Corrections.