Postcard Penn-Harris Hotel

Title

Postcard Penn-Harris Hotel

Subject

The Penn-Harris Hotel, Harrisburg, PA.

Description

This postcard from the Penn-Harris Hotel portrays the building which I. Max Martin spent time at the Penn-Harris Hotel with his father during a savings and loan convention. The two men were given the run around, but both men were eventually accommodated. The Penn-Harris was known for its discriminatory practices throughout the 1910s and 1920s.

Creator

Harrisburg News Agency, Harrisburg, PA

Source

The Tichnor Brothers Collection

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

Circa 1930-1945

Contributor

John Hashagen

Rights

TBD

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5x3.5

Files

Penn Harris Hotel.jpg


Citation

Harrisburg News Agency, Harrisburg, PA, “Postcard Penn-Harris Hotel,” Goin' North, accessed December 9, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/237.