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U.S.S. Franklin: 1916
... looks like the Admiral got lost in a fog and rammed a tenement. Ancient Mariner That is some crazy houseboat! The old bit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/22/2012 - 9:31pm -

U.S.S. Franklin: 1916

Brooklyn Wading Pool: 1942
... are common---what exactly is the difference between a tenement and a housing project, and is a tenement just the same as a cheap, seedy apartment? Why should one be more ... 
 
Posted by Ken - 09/08/2011 - 6:48pm -

Brooklyn Wading Pool: 1942

Campbell Kids Kids: 1912
... 1912. "Making dresses for Campbell Kid Dolls in a dirty tenement room, 59 Thompson Street, New York, 4th floor front. Romana family. ... seems unfortunate that he frequently used the term "dirty tenement room." It was a cold water, walk-up flat; they did the best they ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 11:47am -

Campbell Kids Kids: 1912

Street Clams: 1900
... The photo is full of charm, but this Lower East Side tenement neighborhood of immigrant Italians was generally regarded as ... Street; the neighborhood is the infamous Five Points -- a tenement slum known mostly for its Irish and Italian gangs, along with murder, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 10:21am -

Street Clams: 1900

Liver & Lights: 1942
... was a phone in the candy store on the ground floor of the tenement and in an emergency the owner would send someone to tell us to come ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/24/2013 - 4:25pm -

Liver & Lights: 1942

Making Pansies: 1912
... The object of his ire here is the use of child labor in tenement home work, specifically the assembly of artificial flowers: "Julin, a ... month. That's a lot of paper pansies. [I visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side a few weeks ago and part of the exhibit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 10:09am -

Making Pansies: 1912

Online: 1900
Circa 1900-1910. "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 8:19pm -

Online: 1900

Third Avenue El: 1910
... office and residential buildings. Many of the original tenement structures, built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, still ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 6:16pm -

Third Avenue El: 1910

White House Hotel: 1912
... quite. Schrank rented a $2 room at the White House. The tenement he inherited was at 433 East 81st Street; the saloon he ran was at 370 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 8:31pm -

White House Hotel: 1912

Street Arabs: 1888
... their hair looks combed. I'm guessing they're actually tenement residents whose parents send them out to beg/whatever. Maybe the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/03/2019 - 7:12pm -

Street Arabs: 1888

We Roll Our Own: 1909
... boy rolling papers for cigarettes in a dirty New York tenement." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size. ... as the Olinskys, Russian immigrants who live in a tenement on Cherry Street. They have four children. Mr. Olinsky is a button ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 5:18pm -

We Roll Our Own: 1909

East Side Story: 1905
New York circa 1905. "Exterior of tenement house." Another view of the building on East 40th Street seen here ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 12:00pm -

East Side Story: 1905

A Typical Group: 1910
... St. I "went there" on Google Maps and discovered that the tenement they'd lived in was no longer standing. I shrugged my shoulders, moved ... another look. While its certainly true that my family's tenement had long since disappeared, there were plenty of old buildings still ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 11:25am -

A Typical Group: 1910

Neighbors: 1935
... Ave., Cincinnati." The next photo down shows the same tenement with a train behind it, plus, in the upper left, the "big house" we ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/16/2016 - 6:44pm -

Neighbors: 1935

American Gothic: 1940
December 1940. "Children in the tenement district, Brockton, Massachusetts." These houses, which look to have ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/05/2017 - 4:02pm -

American Gothic: 1940

Bustling Baltimore: 1917
... shows a Baltimore that was still a vibrant city. Note the tenement homes, in good shape, interspersed with a variety of industry and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 7:18pm -

Bustling Baltimore: 1917

Thompson Street: 1912
February 1912. "Rear view of tenement, 134½ Thompson Street, New York City. Makers of artificial flowers ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 8:31am -

Thompson Street: 1912

Clothesline Canyon: 1900
"New York tenement yard c. 1900-10." A washday wonderland in this uncropped version of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 6:59pm -

Clothesline Canyon: 1900

Dream Kitchen: 1920
... bungalow next door are preferable to the sooty bricks of a tenement airshaft. 1920's stoves on legs! This is my dream kitchen! ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 1:36am -

Dream Kitchen: 1920

Italian Festa: 1908
... where an eternal "To Let" sign hung next to their tenement. Obviously, there were many "To Let" signs within that precarious yet ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 6:58am -

Italian Festa: 1908

Vermont Mill Boys: 1910
... small force." At least he didn't say they lived in filthy tenement flats with untidy kitchens and beer-swilling fathers. You can tell ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 7:04pm -

Vermont Mill Boys: 1910

The Privy Chamber: 1935
December 1935. "Tenement backyard and privy, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio." 35mm nitrate ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/25/2018 - 1:34pm -

The Privy Chamber: 1935

A Very Kelly Christmas: 1940
... who works in the Navy yard in South Boston. Their present tenement in Quincy is completely inadequate. They have been unable to move ... mom. Completely inadequate Inadequate though this tenement may be deemed to be, it’s still a far cry from some of the lodgings ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/16/2018 - 5:35pm -

A Very Kelly Christmas: 1940

Two Dollars a Week: 1913
... 7 Extra Place, finishing garments in a terribly run down tenement. The father works on the street. The three oldest children help the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 7:18pm -

Two Dollars a Week: 1913

Abe Singer: 1917
... numerous times - showing families gathered around their tenement tables winding the wax flowers onto stems? Also weren't those pictures ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/24/2011 - 8:18am -

Abe Singer: 1917

Sal the Grocer: 1936
December 1936. "Scene from the Bronx tenement district from which many of the New Jersey homesteaders have come." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 10:53am -

Sal the Grocer: 1936

In the Kitchen: 1910
... of being a training location for a school it was in some tenement and occupied by people doing piece-work out of the home? I don't mean ... for this class is not dissimilar in cleanliness to the tenement flats that Hines was shooting and calling filthy. [True. And: ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/31/2012 - 8:18pm -

In the Kitchen: 1910

Mulberry Bend: 1905
... park is where they congregate. Has to be better than a tenement. From what I can tell 99% are unsupervised by an adult. Different ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/09/2013 - 9:42am -

Mulberry Bend: 1905

Kids in the Hall: 1940
... January 1940. "Tenants living in a crackerbox. Slum tenement in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania." Medium format negative by Jack Delano. ... as a small, single family type home. This appears to be a tenement building of some sort. [As stated in the caption. - Dave] ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/08/2018 - 10:42am -

Kids in the Hall: 1940

Campbell Kids: 1912
... made by kids their own age, living in poverty. [The tenement families whose kids who helped make the doll clothes were hardly rich, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 8:03pm -

Campbell Kids: 1912
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