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Town houses in South Philadelphia along Broad Street.

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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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A street view of some of the buildings at the intersection of Broad and York St. in 1925.

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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…

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This photo shows the construction of a pipe line next to City Hall.

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

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