Shelter Beds, 18th and Hamilton Sts

Title

Shelter Beds, 18th and Hamilton Sts

Description

An incomplete caption from the Philadelphia Record reads: "While homeless men shiver and try to sleep on park benches and along sidewalks, 2326 beds in the Shelter at 18th and" (rest of caption cut off). This shelter at 18th and Hamilton helped homeless men in Philadelphia during the Great Depression.

Creator

Philadelphia Record

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date

October 9, 1935

Contributor

Kate MacDonald

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Identifier

Philadelphia Record photograph morgue [V07].

Original Format

Photo

Files

ShelterBeds2.JPG
Sheter Beds.JPG


Citation

Philadelphia Record, “Shelter Beds, 18th and Hamilton Sts,” Philly Immigration, accessed June 24, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/639.