HISTORICAL/ BIOGRAPHICAL: Holden runs away from home feeling depressed and traped as he has no one to express the emotons he has deep inside him. The death of his brother brings strong emotions to Holden in where he can not cntrol himself and decides to run away to forget about everything thta is on his mind.
March 1912. "Row of tenements, 260 to 268 Elizabeth St., New York, in which a great deal of finishing of clothes is carried on." 268 Elizabeth Street, in Little Italy, is now a "luxe sweater bar" called Sample; 258 (Kips Bay) is a handbag boutique called Token. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.