Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia [33rd through 39th Annual Reports, 1905-1911 bound together]
Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia [33rd through 39th Annual Reports, 1905-1911 bound together]
Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia [33rd through 39th Annual Reports, 1905-1911 bound together]
Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia [33rd through 39th Annual Reports, 1905-1911 bound together]

Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia [33rd through 39th Annual Reports, 1905-1911 bound together]

Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. 1905. Hardcover. 67, [1], 65, [1], 62, [3], 58, 22, 22, 23, [1] p.: portraits, illustrations, tables; 22 cm. Black leather with modern rebacking using black morocco; five spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine title in second compartment. All page edges speckled. The Franklin Home for the Reformation of Inebriates of Philadelphia, also called the Franklin Reformatory Home for Inebriates, was established in 1872 on the 900 block of Locust St. It was part of the Washingtonian movement, in which alcoholics sought to help each other stay sober. The institution still existed in 1930. This volume includes the annual reports for seven years, 1905-1911, with portraits of the presidents, photographs of the interior and exterior of the home on Locust St., lists of contributors, the admission form, and the rules and regulations of the home. Very scarce. In Fine Condition: clean and bright. Fine. Item #004364

Price: $175.00