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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

The Worthy: 1908

The Worthy: 1908

Springfield, Massachusetts, circa 1908. "Worthy Hotel." Pictured during street-cleaning hour. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Worthy barber

I love the barber pole coming up from the basement steps.

[If those are steps, the first one is a doozy. - Dave]

Wow!

I love this shot. The eagle on top of the building is the cherry on the cake. The buildings are gorgeous, the street and the cars -- well, it's just a place I would like to step into.

Do Not Disturb

The Hotel Worthy is still at 1571 Main Street. It has a couple of low-end shops at street level and is used for low-income housing.


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