Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Library

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Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Library

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Item No: pdcp00647
Title: Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates - Library
Historic Street Address: 911-915 Locust Street
Media Type: Photolithography
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Located in Box: Allens Lane Art Center - Arcade Folder: Almshouses

Interior view the library of the Franklin Reformatory Home. Photolithograph of a photograph by Frederick Gutekunst (1831-1917).

"The Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates (on Locust Street, between Ninth and Tenth) was organized and incorporated in 1872. The object of this institution is the thorough and permanent reformation of inebriates, and in it are combined church privliges and home comforts."[1]

Demolish date unknown.


[1] Scharf, J. T. & Westcott, t. (1884). History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 2. (Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co.) Pg. 1685.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947220
Geocode Longitude:-75.156617

Creator Name: F. Gutekunst, Photographers (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Photographer