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Philadelphia Aerial View.JPG
The picture is an aerial view of Philadelphia taken in 1924. The picture spans from Catherine and 7th Streets Northeast to the Ben Franklin Bridge.

columbia ave.jpg
This photo is a street-level photo taken at Columbia Avenue (now Cecil B. Moore Ave.) and 5th Street, that shows a sign for the Henry H. Sheip Manufacturing Company.

sidney hillmann apartments .jpg
An outside view of the Sidney Hillman Apartments.

pier 11.jpg
A black and white image of Pier 11 North underneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. When it opened in 1926 the Delaware River Bridge--renamed the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in 1956--was the world’s longest suspension bridge.

Sliverman's Department Store Picture.jpg
Newpaper clipping. Ad for Silverman's Department store at northwest corner of 6th and South. Drawing of a corner building with a "Silverman" flag on top of the building. "Here you get Individual Attention. Merchandise of the better kind, gathered…

liberty loan parade.jpg
Confetti thrown by happy crowds in Philadelphia as World War One ends.

Broad Street South from City Hall-1927.jpg
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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The old home of The Library Company of Philadelphia. Power lines are stretched over the building, passerby seen on the street. Barren trees would indicate colder season.

Building A Warship.jpg
A photograph of a warship being built on a Philadelphia dock. Several other boats are around it, several buildings are behind it. The photograph is slightly worn.
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