More Slum Houses, ca. 1952
More examples of slum houses. The house in the top photo was the final house awaiting demolition on Central Street after clearance had begun. The blue house in the photograph on the bottom actually had no floor – one stepped through the door and onto the bare rock of the hill.
Photos by Stanley Pickett. Reproduced by permission of Dr. Chris Sharpe, Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland.