Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Scope and Content This collection is composed of five boxes and two flat files containing Edwin F. Bowker’s professional correspondence as a civil engineer and surveyor. Included are surveyor’s notes and records, draft sketches, manual calculations, notes on markers, drawings, plans, transcripts regarding property boundaries from deeds, and correspondence from mid-1886 through 1919. Many of the tracings are manual copies of the previous surveying work of W. A. Mason (some as early as 1805). Many of...