Busy Day on 6th Avenue

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Men and women wait for a trolley on Sixth Avenue in the Hump District taken from Wylie Avenue looking towards Webster Avenue and includes several businesses including Kress House Moving Co., Teufel's Bar and Café, and The Chamberlain Co. Advertisements for Golden Wedding Whiskey, chewing tobacco, and more can be found on nearly every building in the photo.
July 14th, 1913
Location
Downtown
Address
Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
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Source
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Original URL
Subjects
Streets--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Maintenance and repair.; Commercial buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Blue collar workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Trolley cars--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Pedestrians--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Sixth Avenue (Pittsburgh, Pa.).; Downtown (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Identifier
715.133464.CP
Rights
Public Domain - Anybody may use this photo for any purpose
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  • Dane almost 13 years ago

    Possibly here? Or is it around the corner?
    http://images.library.pitt.edu/cgi-...

  • Michael almost 13 years ago

    It's in the intersection, because the alignment of Sixth used to be straight. You can see the red multistory building in the background in both (though it appears to have had an extra story added above the cornice).

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