Exterior of "Mother" Day's Cheap Lodging House

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Item No: pdcc00058
Title: Exterior of "Mother" Day's Cheap Lodging House
Historic Street Address: Front & Noble Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

One of the larger of the cheap lodging houses in the city, "Mother" Day's was situated on North Front Street, near Noble Street. The three-storey brick building  had space for as many as 165 men per night (women were not allowed). Mrs. Day (who became Mrs. Somerville on her marriage) was a pioneer in the lodging house business, catering to the many longshoremen who worked on the nearby waterfront.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.959268
Geocode Longitude:-75.139224

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.1
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Day, Mrs.