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A black and white image of a street in Boston's North End showing a woman on the fire escape of an apartment house hanging laundry on a clothesline in the background; and in the foreground, a man in a suit and scally cap stands in front of Boston Fire Department, Engine 6. There are additional people standing and walking on the sidewalk of the street. A poster on the brick wall advertises the movie "Shore Leave" at the Scollay Square Olympia Theatre, a silent comedy made in 1925 starring Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Mackaill.
1 glass negative
Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939
North End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Yankee Publishing Incorporated (Publisher)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Yankee Negative Collection
The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.