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.


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


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


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


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


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