Germantown Almshouse

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00892
Title: Germantown Almshouse
Additional Title: City Takes Possession of Old Almshouse
Historic Street Address: Rittenhouse Street & Pulaski Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Newspaper clipping from The Evening Bulletin, dated February 4th., 1938. A group of city officials are shown going over the books of the Germantown Almshouse, pictured above, during a brief formal procedure in which the city took possession of the old building. The Germantown Almshouse was one of several institutions in Philadelphia affected by the State Supreme Court's decision to abolish the poor board system.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.182117
Geocode Latitude:40.032245

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler