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Clark Street Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: P009
Abstract The photographs, taken in June 1901 by the City Engineering Department, focus on a single block of Clark Street between Washington to the north and School to the south. At the time, Clark Street, a crowded residential street in The Port (also known as Area 4), ran north to south from Webster Avenue to Main Street. In addition to the work performed by the Street Department, the photos offer a unique view of working-class housing at a turning point in building technology. Many children appear in...
Dates: June 1901

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