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Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Setting & Symbolism

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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Objects/Places

An Oral History of Our Time

The extensive work being written by Joe Gould.

McSorley's

A saloon owned by Dorothy Kirwan and located on the first floor of a tenement on Seventh Street.

The Vencie

The theater where Maizie Gordon was a ticket taker.

Captain Charley's Private Museum for Intelligent People

A "museum" operated by Charles Cassell, it was home to items such as ragged stuffed animals, and old women seeking antiques were the most common customers.

Covenant Avenue

Where Philippa Duke Schuyler lived with her parents.

South Bay

Where the clam beds were located where Captain Clock was a buyer.

Isle of Hope

Where Will Barbee had a terrapin farm.

Madame Visaggi's

Located on Third Avenue, it was a spaghetti house where a little girl was frightened by a lady named Peggy who had a birthmark.

The Hartford

The hotel where Mr. Flood lived.

The Old Fulton Hotel

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