Cherry Street between Front and 2nd Streets (Elfreth's Alley)
|P.8513.138 Photographer's manuscript note on verso: The most interesting street from an artistic and colonial viewpoint in Phila., no. side Cherry St bet. 2" and 3 Sts. Mostly Americans live in this square. Note second house from left. An excellent type of colonial home, in good state of preservation. Flemish bond and ribbon front. Formerly a private school for young ladies. Large rooms. High ceilings.||P.8513.14|
|Photograph by author, 2005||Photograph by author, 2005|
The census records of 1920 for this block show a dense population of mostly American or Irish families whose main occupations most commonly consist of policemen, firemen, or laborers.
|E.V. Smith Fire Insurance Atlas, 1921, pl. 5|