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The Rapid Transit Company or RTC was a pre-cursor to the Philadelphia Rapid Transit company or PRT, which was then a pre-cursor to SEPTA. In 1910, the PRT went on strike, and this article talks about how much that lost productivity has cost in…

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This newspaper article features the Kensington business men who played major roles in the Pennsylvania Rapid Transit strike of 1910. A caption for a featured photo reads: "A delegation of prominent merchants of the northeast section of the city went…

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A photo of a newspaper with a front-page story in the Philadelphia Record about the Hindenburg explosion. Next to the newspaper is a record of the event as well.

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The midday city bustle in center Philadelphia

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Image of the interior of a ferry boat that traveled between Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA.

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Image of man standing next to a trolley car in Philadelphia. Trolleys were popular transportation during the early 20th century.
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