Tearoom at the Mastbaum Special

Item Info

Item No: pdch00045
Title: Tearoom at the Mastbaum Special
Creation Date: 10/15/1931
Historic Street Address: 3116 Frankford Avenue
Historic Street Address: Frankford Avenue & 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.  Left to right, are James J. Lamond, supervisor of vocational schools; Mary Burns,... a pupil; Marie Gallagher, a clerical assistant of the school; Frank R. Robinson, principal of the Mastbaum School, and Eleanor Cameron,... another member of the hostess class."

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

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer