Tearoom at the Mastbaum Special

Item Info

Item No: pdch00044
Title: Tearoom at the Mastbaum Special
Creation Date: 10/15/1931
Historic Street Address: 3116 Frankford Avenue
Historic Street Address: Frankford Avenue and Clementine Street
Media Type: Glass Plate Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins. Notes on the negative's envelope read:  "Tea Room at the Mastbaum Special, Oct 1931"

According to the Temple University Digital Collections, the Mastbaum Special was part of a vocational training program:  "Girls in this class learn in a replica of a tea room with blackboard added, the science of preparing food and the art of serving it to satisfied customers. Teachers are used as customers in the laboratory experiment."

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.112258
Geocode Latitude:39.992679

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer