Tenderloin Flophouse

Title

Tenderloin Flophouse

Subject

Philadelphia voter registration; criminal activity in Philadelphia

Description

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.

Publisher

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

Date

October 5, 1939

Contributor

Kristin Geiger

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Format

JPG

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

20 by 25 cm

Files

tenderloin flophouse.png
tenderloin flop house adjusted.jpg
tenderloin flop house b&w adjusted.jpg


Citation

“Tenderloin Flophouse,” Goin' North, accessed February 1, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/507.