|At 2nd and Noble Streets in North Philadelphia,
Photographer's manuscript note on verso: Entrance to McKinley's Court - west side of 2" St. ab ______ [Noble] St. The outline from this point has a distinctly
Photographer's manuscript note on verso: Another view of McKinley's Court. In this little court of six houses the following nationalities are represented: Jewish, Slavish, Hungarian, Polish and Italian. Is it any wonder Israel Zengwell's titel [sic] "The Melting Pot" found favor because of its truth, yet incongruity.
|P.8513.176 [above] Photographer's manuscript note on verso: McKinley's Court - 2" St ab ______ [Noble]
|Another photograph captures the fronts of several small houses on Buttonwood Street, on the same block just north and west of McKinley’s Court. Today, this block of houses and the surrounding ones have been demolished and are now part of an industrial area with commercial buildings (see photo below).|
|Bromley Fire Insurance Atlas, 1922, pl. 9|
|Photograph by author, 2005|