The Salem Fire devastated much of the French District in Salem, also known as The Point, which was the home of many immigrants. In the Point, brick buildings were destroyed as readily as any wooden structure. The image depicts three brick apartment buildings in the Mill Hill section of the district.
Immigrants; The Point (Salem, Mass.); Rubble; Tenement houses - Massachusetts - Salem
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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