Woman ironing

Title

Woman ironing

Subject

African-American woman; housework

Description

1218 North Hutchinson Street in Philadelphia, a view of Mrs. Payton ironing, with Robert Lee standing in the doorway. The photograph was taken by the Housing Association of Delaware Valley, known at the time of the photograph as the Philadelphia Housing Association. This progressive era organization documented and attempted to alleviate the region's poor housing conditions.

Creator

Edward Wallowitch

Source

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 451 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Spring 2016

Date

1926

Contributor

Lauren McClusick

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Files

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Citation

Edward Wallowitch, “Woman ironing,” Goin' North, accessed April 13, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/912.