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Cinder Point: 1930s

Cinder Point: 1930s

The slums at Cinder Point between the Railroad and Illinois River, at the foot of Sanger Street, nearby the Flatboat City locale, Peoria, Illinois, circa mid-1930s. The Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery plant can be seen in the background. Picture taken by an unknown employee of the Neighborhood House social service agency, which delivered meals to kids and the elderly.

Neighborhood House Association, 1020 S. Matthew, Peoria IL, established in 1896, is dedicated to providing a Safe Haven with comprehensive services that meet the social, emotional and material needs of individuals and families from infancy to the elderly.

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