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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Defrees Alley: 1941

Defrees Alley: 1941

September 1941. "Children playing in DeFrees Alley, N.E. Washington, D.C., near Capitol building. One basement room rents for nine dollars a month; two rooms upstairs for sixteen dollars; one bath and cold water in the hall for entire building." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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