Wharton Street at 6th Street
P.8513.142  Photographer's manuscript note on verso: Soon due for a fall. Note bridge in side wall. About 90 years old. (Tell about man and woman in first floor window.) Photograph by author, 2005

This small, dilapidated structure was built onto the back of 1301 S. 6th Street. The neighborhood of 6th and Wharton Streets was a predominantly Italian immigrant one according to the 1920 census records. The house was demolished and an addition to 1301 S. 6th Street was constructed in its place.


E.V. Smith Fire Insurance Atlas, 1912, pl. 2