(1691) Poverty Scenes, Michigan Ave., Detroit, 1950s

A man pulls himself off of his cot, possibly at a homeless shelter on Michigan Ave’s “Skid Row,” Detroit, Michigan.

NOTE: Part of an expose series on Detroit’s “Skid Row” along Michigan Ave. between Washington Blvd. and Fifth Street. Spina spent ten days living on the Row to document the way people lived.

(1691) Poverty Scenes, Michigan Ave., Detroit, 1950s
Date: 
Circa 1950s
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Tony Spina
PhotoID: 
1691