Philadelphia voter registration; criminal activity in Philadelphia
The Tenderloin "flophouse" was owned by Leon Weingrad, brother of Albert Weingrad, who an inspector of voting lists. Flophouses were locations of criminal activity in the Tenderloin district. On the back of the image, 52 men were listed as "permanenet residents" and voters at the Weingrad Hotel, 827 Race st.
WCU HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014
October 5, 1939
Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
20 by 25 cm
“Tenderloin Flophouse,” Goin' North, accessed December 4, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/507.