|Title||Men inside Skid Road flophouse, Seattle, 1950 |
|Photographer||Cameron, Dick |
|Caption||During the cold winter of 1950, Skid Road residents took shelter in the flophouses near Pioneer Square. Men would pay 30 cents for a bed in a poorly heated dormitory room. Here men are warming up around the single stove with laundry drying above their heads. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Skidrow Flophouse.|
Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, SKIDROAD, Flophouse.
Caption information source: P-I research files.
Date photograph was published the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: February 1, 1950.
|Subjects||Lodging houses--Washington (State)--Seattle; Interiors--Washington (State)--Seattle; Poor persons--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Pioneer Square (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.11829.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |