Williamsburg
Vacating the premises

Title: Vacating the premises

Source: Brooklyn Eagle

Date: 1952

Format: 1 photographic print: b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: NEIG 2033

Caption: "Vacating the premises--Joseph Romon and his wife, Frances [on front steps], moving out of the slum building at 244 S. 9th St., owned by Mrs. Bessie Honig, 'the vulture landlady,' which was ordered vacated by the Health Department. Inspectors declared the Williamsburg house to be 'dangerous to life and unfit for human habitation.' William Duks, left, a Health Department inspector is supervising the removal of the tenants."

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