Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > Interior of bedroom, slum apartments

Image / Interior of bedroom, slum apartments

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Interior of bedroom, slum apartments
Alternative Title
Housing Authority Photo Collection;
Contributor
This is a reproduction made from the original print owned by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Interior view of a bedroom of one of the slum apartments at 1049 Macey Street. The photographer noted the following about the 6 apartments (including houses in the rear) at that address: No 1 has 5 rooms and rents for $25 per month plus utilities to a family of three. They collect the rent for Mrs. Maria Gallardo who owns the property. No. 2 has 6 rooms and rents to a family of 6 for $38 per month. It has hot and cold water and a shower. No. 3 has 2 rooms and rents to 2 people for $22 per month plus utilities. There is no hot water, no bath and the toilet is in the cellar. No. 4 has 2 rooms and rents for $29 per month to 2 adults. They must share an outside toilet. No. 5 has 3 rooms and a kitchen and rents for $25 plus utilities. A family of 6, all now adults, have lived here for 11 years. The oldest son is a veteran. No. 6 is 3 rooms and rents to one person (who is the husband of the owner) for $20 per month. He has no hot water and must share a toilet.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00033621
Housing Authority Collection;
A-004-106.2 4x5
CARL0000035651
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/1115
Subject
Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Apartments--California--Los Angeles
Housing Authority Collection photographs

Explore related content on Calisphere: