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    Broad St., north from Spruce St, between 1894 and 1910




    Land Title Trust Building,c1905.


    Philadelphia Bourse, Philadelphia, Pa c1904.

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    Independence Square, Philadelphia, Pa..
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    Independence Hall from N.E., Philadelphia, Pa..
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    Broad Street station, Philadelphia, Pa..Broad Street station, Philadelphia, Pa..





    U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, Pa..[c1905]



    Philadelphia, Pa., Chestnut St., west from 12th, between 1910 and 1920



    Entrance to Keith's Theatre, Philadelphia, Pa between 1900 and 1910



    American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pa 1905?]



    The Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia, Pa..c1905.
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Barber shop at 19th and Bainbridge Streets.1937 Spring.
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    Reliance Insurance Company of Philadelphia, 429 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
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    Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, Freight Station, Fifteenth & Carpenter Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    February 12, 1917 photograph showing a side view of the freight station,
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    248 South Eighth Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

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    Bank Row, 407-431 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
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    Thanks for posting these. The street lamps (i think they look like a tree of lights) in the picture of Broad St Station are now over near 30th st station. I wonder if they were moved there by PRR, the city or if the street lights around CC used to look like that.

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    Western Saving Fund Society of Philadelphia, 1000-1008 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
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    Hospital of Protestant Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Front Street & Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA



    View from south showing the chapel (right front), Center building (back of chapel) and west wing (left front), before construction of the east wing in 1873-75. Photocopy of 1869 photograph



    View from northwest showing the west wing (right) and Center building (left), before construction of the east wing in 1873-75. Photocopy of 1869 photograph.
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    Great pics! Thanks so much for sharing!

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    Naval Hospital Philadelphia, Main Hospital Building, North end of Ramp A, north of Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
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    Philadelphia Fire Department, Engine Company No. 21, 826-828 New Market Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Photocopy of photograph, ca. 1875 (from Philadelphia City Archives) GENERAL VIEW, FRONT ELEVATION
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    No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 17. 1843,
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    Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, 1850
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. South Fifth Street



    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Workmen in a coal yard near the South Street bridge 1936 Spring.
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    Title: [Harry Cherkos, 435 Catherine St, 7 years of age, sells papers, from 2:30 to 8 P.M. daily. 10 A.M. to midnight on Saturday. Income, 50 cents per day. This boy was caught gambling on Chestnut & 11th Streets. When asked if he gambles said no. Said all earnings go home. This boy has the appearance of being a bit feeble minded.] Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Creator(s): Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
    Date Created/Published: 1910 June.

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    Stephen Girard Country House, Twenty-first & Shunk Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1901
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    These are great. Thanks for posting. I just shared a couple from our neighborhood in the SWCC forum.

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    Twelfth Street Quaker Meeting House, 20 South Twelfth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    EAST FACADE FROM TWELFTH STREET




    VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST ON TWELFTH STREET



    ELEVATION OF THE PHILADELPHIA SAVING FUND SOCIETY (PSFS) BUILDING WITH MEETING HOUSE CORNICE IN FOREGROUND.




    Photocopy of photograph, photographer unknown, before 1892. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST. View was taken before 1892, when the addition of the Friends Institute was made at the southwest corner. Note the William Penn Charter School at right.


    . Original photograph was made in 1902 on a glass plate negative by William S. Vaux, Jr. from the window of the office of George Vaux, IV in the Grand Building.
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    Default John B. Stetson Company, Germantown & Columbia Avenues, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA



    TOP OF CLOCKTOWER



    CLOCKTOWER AND BAY, BUILDING



    BAY, BUILDING
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