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Exide 1947.jpg
Electric Storage Battery factory workers at
Nineteenth Street and Allegheny Avenue (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Water Street 1927-1935.jpg
Bricked street and sidewalk. Row of brick houses with adults and children standing on sidewalk and sitting on stoop. A child runs in front of a section of abandoned houses with missing windows near a lamppost. A short iron gate crosses the front of a…

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Kensington Avenue Junction of Philadelphia' Elevated Rail Line (now called Market-Frankford Line) at Front Street and York Street, McNeil Drug store

Kenny's Hall Photographer John McWhorter, 8-27-1959.jpg
A photograph of the corner of N 5th street and W Clearfield Street in Kensington

Bromley Mills factory, a textile manufacturing business.

Lighthouse boys club.jpg
The Lighthouse Boys Club in the Kensington area.

kensington high school .jpg
This photo shows the intersection of East Cumberland and Amber Street in Philadelphia where Kensington High School stands.

children at soup kitchen.jpg
Children waiting in line at a soup kitchen. Many would appear on corners weekly for people to receive a bit of soup.

Rowhomes in kensington-richmond street.jpg
Row homes in Kensington. These were the types of homes many immigrants lived in when they moved to Philadelphia.

Quaker City Dye Works.jpg
A view of the west side of the Quaker City Dye works in Kensington, Philadelphia, PA which was once one of the largest dye works facilities in the city.
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