"Alley Dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Washington, DC"

Title

"Alley Dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Washington, DC"

Subject

alternative housing

Description

This is a photograph that displays a typical alley dwelling in Washington, DC. It shows the housing inhabited by poor and working class African Americans of the time.

Creator

Carl Mydans

Source

United States Resettlement Administration

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

September 1935

Rights

US Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information

Medium

photograph

Files

alley.jpg

Citation

Carl Mydans, “"Alley Dwelling near Union Station, showing crowded, tiny backyards, Washington, DC",” Inbetween Peoples, accessed June 24, 2018, http://as205.omeka.net/items/show/209.