Friday, May 24, 2013

More morning coffee scenes

From Hotel de Gink in the Bowery section of New York City, 1915:

Hotel de Gink was billed as a hotel for hobos and other itinerant workers.

But Wikipedia describes the Hotel de Gink concept as something more in line with a largely self supporting homeless shelter.

Photos from Bain News Service collection, Library of Congress

"Coffee for breakfast"

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