Washburne Avenue

Washburne Avenue

Washburne Avenue
Alley, Shack Fire 2:8:8
II: Buildings and Grounds
This alley shack, second shack west from the one at 1143 W. Washburne in which six people were killed in a fire on October 3, 1950; houses a family of seven for $25.00 a month without heat. The electric wiring is defective and rats abound.
Fires | Shacks | Alleys (Streets)
Mead, Mildred LaDue, 1910-2001
Photographic prints; 19.0 x 24.5 cm
1143 W. Washburne Avenue | Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files. Addenda. Mildred Mead Photographs
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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