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Five Cents a spot
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Five Cents a Spot, ca. 1889

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In a room not thirteen feet either way slept twelve men and women... The apartment was one of three in two adjoining building we had found... similarly crowded.  Most of the men were lodgers, who slept there for five cents a spot 


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