Living in Western Pennsylvania 1930-1949

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Pittsburgh PA: The Penn Avenue and 17th Street Incline near Shantytown.  During the depression, the area from the PA RR Station to the 17th street bridge was called Shantytown.  Father Cox, a local priest, helped the residents through food kitchens and highlighting their plight.  Brady Stewart photographed the area for the City of Pittsburgh.