Shelter for Homeless Men, 220 N. 12th Street

Title

Shelter for Homeless Men, 220 N. 12th Street

Description

These double-decker canvas beds host homeless men and "the wanderers, the hoboes, the bums, the beggars, the lost and the strayed." Men sleep at the Shelter for Homeless Men on 220 N. 12th Street, and the Sunday Breakfast Mission gives free meals to those in need nearby at 1120 Vine Street.

Creator

Philadelphia Record

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date

February 20, 1938

Contributor

Kate MacDonald

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Identifier

Philadelphia Record photograph morgue [V07].

Original Format

Photo

Files

NightLodging2.JPG
Night Lodging HSP.JPG


Citation

Philadelphia Record , “Shelter for Homeless Men, 220 N. 12th Street,” Philly Immigration, accessed May 22, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/637.