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A photo of the 42-ton Liberty Bell replica at the entrance to the Sesquicentennial Exposition. The American Legion parade flag bearers march underneath.

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Town houses in South Philadelphia along Broad Street.

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Portner Avenue East of Broad Street United States Navy Yard Philadelphia

This street scene at Broad Street and Spring Garden shows the Baldwin Locomotive plant. In the early twentieth century, it produced steam locomotives out of this factory, but soon ran out of room and began to shift production to its Eddystone plant…

Image the Liberty Loan Parade on Broad Street, Philadelphia in 1918.

A marquee outside the Met Theater on Broad Street advertises Abe Neff and His Orchestra for the week of July 22-28, 1943.

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A photo taken of Broad Street, north from Cherry Sheet.

The Met Theater, also called the Metropolitan Opera House, was founded by German immigrant Oscar Hammerstein I (grandfather of the famous lyricist) in 1908.

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This photograph was taken of South Broad Street with a view of the Former Girard Bank Trust Company which is now the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

A Liberty Loan parade and rally to raise money for World War I down Broad Street on Sept. 28, 1918 helped spread flu from sailors to the general population of Philadelphia.
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