Film: 11259

Social History | 1910 | Silent | B/W


Food Kitchen (or soup kitchen) in Birmingham. Poverty 1910's

Women and children lined up outside a food kitchen on the pavement, most of the small girls in pinafores and the young boys in hats. A young mother holding a young girl in her arms holds two bowls of food. A group of children hold large bowls full of food, they laugh at us. A girl holds two bowls of food. Two well dressed women leave the building, raggedy children follow them.

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