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Rear Window: 1938

Rear Window: 1938

July 1938. Back alley showing housing conditions in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the FSA.

 

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Shed Outhouses

After all these years, I've just figured out, by virtue of this photo, the purpose of the shed-like area in our Philadelphia home. Beneath the shed was what we called a bunker, a 4 x 4 concrete encased tunnel that ran the width of the shed. I'll assume this was a storage area. Ugh.

Alley Sheds

Are those sheds outhouses?

Ambridge

Looks nicer than the alley behind my house!

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