|Call Number/Catalog Number||WY 0490.09|
|Title||Boy drawing water from street hydrant. Call Place SE near 54th Street.|
|Additional identifier||SP 0052|
|Collection||John P. Wymer photograph collection|
|Creator (Artist/Photographer/Author)||Wymer, John P.|
John P. Wymer's description: Boy drawing water from street hydrant. Call Place SE near 54th Street. March 27, 1949.
MARSHALL HEIGHTS. This District is a thinly settled area of shacks and modest cottages.Without paved streets, running water, or indoor plumbing in the houses, it may truly be regarded as a suburban slum. It was settled largely in the '30's by Negro families who in their desire to have a place of their own invested their slender savings in what was then cheap land in a remote section of the city, and built such houses as theirlimited resourses would permit.
|Provenance||From the John P. Wymer Collection, about 4000 images of Washington, D.C. taken from 1948 to 1952. Wymer divided the District into 57 areas and photographed sample blocks, including important buildings. The prints are kept in albums and captioned with location and dates. The finding aid is a map of Washington divided into Wymer's designated areas.|
|Street Name||Call Place|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Print size||3.0" x 4.5"|