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Compulsory bath
Compulsory bath
TitleCompulsory bath
DescriptionFrom text: "Next in order is the bath. This is administered in an open, well-lighted room, 18 x 24 feet, containing eight hot and cold water showers, strong soap, brushes and towels without stint. Should this job be poorly done through laziness, repugnance, unfamiliarity with the task, the officer in charge returns him willy nilly, and should the lodger seem unequal to the labor a husky attendant does him to a turn, and he comes forth, if not as beautiful as the lily, surely with a not unpleasant shining, and if cleanliness be next to godliness then much nearer the Almighty than he has been for many days."
Date1902-09
TypePhotographs
Identifiercommonsmonthlyre78chic_0093.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/commonsmonthlyre78chic#page/n91/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:Serial/commonsmonthlyre
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameMunicipal Lodging House (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectLodging houses
Coverage-SpatialNear West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionPeople
Men
Interior Scenes
Book TitleThe Commons : a monthly record devoted to aspects of life and labor from the social settlement point of view.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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