J.S. Hunter letter to Mr. Granger, Nov. 13, 1914, page 2
2. My impressions of the Rooming house was very favorable. From the outside approach, it appears a safe, solid and substantial concrete building in an ideal location for its purpose. Being clear of the noisy, uptown district, also away from the roudy district, makes it all the more desirable as a rooming place for tired working men. It is orderly day and night so that anyone resting will not be disturbed. We went over the inside very much in detail. We entered by way of the lobby, a large, spotlessly clean lounging room for the men, having comfortable chairs and large tables filled with reading metter, books, magazines and papers. My tour over the house and into the rooms confirmed my opinion as to its absolute cleanliness and neatness. The maids were busy rubbing and polishing the furniture and floors and doing the usual general cleaning. The sleeping and bathrooms were in everyway above reproach. Men were coming in and out, each in his quiet way, an the same quietness reigned all the time. We gave a short visit to the boiler room, adjoining, where the heating plant was in full operation. Mr. Bracken gives this his personal attention many times a day as he like-wise does the rooming house. Consequently, everything
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