Depression Era Norristown

A few months ago, a collection of Depression era photographs of Norristown came to the Historical Society. Dates on the backs of the photographs tell us that they were all taken in 1931 or 1932.

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But no one is sure of the exact location.  Here’s the same houses from a different angle.

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Also, we don’t know why the pictures were taken.  Was it a study for the railroad or borough?

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Here’s a rear view of some of the houses:

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Do you recognize any of the locations in these pictures?  We’d love to know more about them.

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