Opening Advertisement for Gaff Hotel, c. 1910

Title

Opening Advertisement for Gaff Hotel, c. 1910

Subject

An advertisement for the Gaff Hotel, a new hotel for African American guests in Philadelphia on the northwest corner of 40th and Filbert Streets.

Description

An opening advertisement for the Gaff Hotel, a new hotel for African American guests in Philadelphia. The hotel is located on the northwest corner of 40th Street and Filbert Street. The hotel is described as being "new and up-to-date" and having the "best service for the best people." The advertisement also has the manager's name, Walter J. Gilchriest, for reference.

Creator

Gaff Hotel

Source

Ruth Wright Hayre Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1910

Contributor

Richard Fontanet, Elizabeth Dellalquila

Rights

Courtesy Temple University Libraries

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Files

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Citation

Gaff Hotel, “Opening Advertisement for Gaff Hotel, c. 1910,” Goin' North, accessed June 18, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/90.