Scrubbing the New Quarters

Title

Scrubbing the New Quarters

Description

A newspaper caption for the photo reads: "The new refuge for destitute men at Cambria and Ormes sts. is shown above as it was occupied by residents from the old shelter, 18th and Hmailton sts... Two of the 900 inmates are scrubbing the new quarters before having their first lunch from the permanent kitchen. Thirty P.R.T. [Philadelphia Rapid Transit] busses transferred the men and their few belingings."

Creator

Philadelphia Record

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date

June 6, 1936

Contributor

Kate MacDonald

Original Format

Photo

Files

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Mopping2.JPG


Citation

Philadelphia Record, “Scrubbing the New Quarters,” Philly Immigration, accessed June 24, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/638.