1224 Fitzwater Street Date 11-02-1934
This image shows an African American woman sitting with a child on her lap. There are three caucasian women standing to the right of the woman and child. One woman has her hand extended to the African American woman. The others are holding books. Another African American woman is sitting on a stair behind them. There are two kittens on cardboard boxes which are near the woman and child. There is laundry hanging on clotheslines behind them. This photo demonstrates a PHA tour for Drexel University students.
Moyamensing became known for its penitentiary, violent hose company, cemeteries, wretchedly poor inhabitants, and crime. Harry C. Silcox