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Fine Groceries: 1905
New York circa 1905. "Exterior of tenement house, E. 40th Street." Our fifth look at this building . 8x10 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 7:44pm -

Fine Groceries: 1905

Small Dwelling: 1939
Savannah, Georgia. 1939 or 1944. "Davenport tenement, small dwelling, Houston and State streets." 8x10 negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size. Potted Tenement or not, someone has gone to some effort to beautify their living space ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2012 - 2:46pm -

Small Dwelling: 1939

Rear Window: 1936
June 1936. "View out of rear window tenement dwelling of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Solomon, 133 Avenue D, New York City. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/01/2013 - 1:58am -

Rear Window: 1936

Idlers: 1916
... some of his comments on alcohol in his various photos of tenement life, one wouldn't be surprised if he were a prohibitionist. Indeed a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/01/2008 - 10:48am -

Idlers: 1916

Hung Out to Dry: 1936
December 1936. "New York. Scene from the Bronx tenement district from which many of the New Jersey homesteaders have come." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/29/2013 - 12:35pm -

Hung Out to Dry: 1936

Sal's Italian Groceries: 1936
December 1936. "Scene from the Bronx tenement district from which many of the New Jersey homesteaders have come." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/07/2013 - 10:47am -

Sal's Italian Groceries: 1936

The Pecans of Wrath: 1911
... 1911. "3:30 P.M. -- Picking nuts in dirty basement tenement, 143 Hudson Street, New York. The dirtiest imaginable children were ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/13/2017 - 6:56am -

The Pecans of Wrath: 1911

Today's Tom Sawyer: 1940
... "newsies," the children of the migrant farmers, and the tenement dwellers and keep thinking of my own little boy, who at 4 1/2 would, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/04/2008 - 9:41am -

Today's Tom Sawyer: 1940

Wise Valet: 1943
May 1943. "New York. A tenement house in Harlem." Note the sign advising of COVER. Photo by Gordon ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/28/2015 - 8:47am -

Wise Valet: 1943

Condemned: 1939
... of public housing projects as the modern equivalent of tenement housing. Think of what an improvement a housing project would have ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 11:04am -

Condemned: 1939

The Boys of Mott Street: 1942
... of Honor Those banners would be hung vertically between tenement buildings on both sides of the street. I seem to remember that some of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/24/2013 - 9:35pm -

The Boys of Mott Street: 1942

Listen My Children: 1900
... the house where Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born was a tenement occupied by Irish families. During that period, it is said a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 4:51pm -

Listen My Children: 1900

The Indy Five: 1908
... photographs by Lewis Wickes Hines in this period. Every tenement apartment is filthy, every parent of a child worker shown is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 9:27am -

The Indy Five: 1908

High Stakes: 1909
... do group of boys. Even with the clothesline this is not a tenement roof, but a high end building. In the Park and 5th Avenue buildings, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/19/2014 - 2:27pm -

High Stakes: 1909

The Libertines: 1911
... 6 years; Millie, 9 years, picking nuts in the basement tenement, 143 Hudson Street. Mary was standing in the open mouth of the bag ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/13/2017 - 12:10am -

The Libertines: 1911

Blankets Fluffed: 1936
... income groups. Across the street from Mrs. Hochfield's tenement. Washington Avenue, Bronx, New York." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/23/2018 - 2:13pm -

Blankets Fluffed: 1936

The Signpost Up a Head: 1927
Fredericksburg, Va., circa 1927. "Tenement, 203 Charlotte St., residence of 'Gover­nor Hill.' Photo taken on ... kind of neighborhood we have here, as if the state of the tenement did not. One hopes that advancing age has deprived the "Governor" and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/15/2016 - 12:51pm -

The Signpost Up a Head: 1927

Tiny Seamstress: 1924
March 1924. "Tenement homework. Pictures taken in connection with invest­igation (see ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/03/2014 - 4:05pm -

Tiny Seamstress: 1924

Where the Bogs Are: 1911
September 1911. "Crowded tenement used by cranberry pickers ('Bravas' or 'black Portuguese,' from the ... we see replicated many of the conditions of an inner-city tenement block in what otherwise was probably a very bucolic setting. (The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/06/2016 - 10:11am -

Where the Bogs Are: 1911

Urban Eden: 1908
... They would normally be installed by the customer or the tenement handyman. Using Scotch Tape and chewing gum with the upper sash ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/19/2014 - 3:27pm -

Urban Eden: 1908

Coal Wagon: 1928
... dump mechanism and sliding the coal down a ramp into the tenement's coal chute. I think it took about a half hour or so to complete the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/26/2013 - 12:29pm -

Coal Wagon: 1928

Annie: 1912
August 1912. Tenement home work (piecework for garment makers). "Annie Fedele, 22 Horace ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/10/2007 - 3:11pm -

Annie: 1912

Open Wide: 1908
... so equipped. My parents lived in an old five story N. Y. tenement apt. in the early 1930's and even though they got a 3rd floor apt., ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2013 - 9:36am -

Open Wide: 1908

Washday Rigging: 1905
New York circa 1905. "Tenement courtyard." Rear Window: The Prequel. 8x10 inch dry plate glass ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/15/2015 - 11:11am -

Washday Rigging: 1905
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