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Discussion in 'History' started by CHIOSSO, Oct 25, 2011.
The Abduction of Charley Brewster Ross - NY Daily Graphic 18 Sept 1875
Daily Noon Concert - Center Main Exhibition Hall - NY Daily Graphic 24 May 1876
Cutting Marble - Total Abstinence Fountain - NY Daily Graphic 26 Feb 1876 - F.H.Taylor, Artist
John and James Dobson Carpet Mills - 4041-4055 Ridge Ave - NY Daily Graphic 15 Oct 1883
Baist's Property Atlas Philadelphia - 1885
City Transit Illustration - 1917 - York Street Station
Great looking building - I wonder who the architect was.
If I had to take a wild guess, I'd say Philip H. Johnson, not to be confused with the world-renown Philip Johnson. Although his bio mentions his work for the City Health Department, Johnson also designed Convention Hall, City Hall Annex and numerous fire stations in the city. I have no good information to back that up, but he was active during the time the Frankford line was built.
Johnson, Philip H. (1868 - 1933) -- Philadelphia Architects and Buildings
"Philadelphia" Brand Cream Cheese - Advertisement 1920
Phenix Cheese Company 1903-1920, successor to Empire Cheese Company Edmeston NY, factory burned down 1900, thus the name Phenix, an alternate spelling at the time. Holder of rights to produce originator's "Philadelphia" brand cream cheese. Phenix merged with Kraft in 1920.
Illustration - Philadelphia County Jail - 1843 (in Moyamensing Township)
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Keystone Telephone Company - Rates - 1901
Source: Official Hand Book, City Hall, Philadelphia, 1901
This is, The Bank of Philadelphia C1808 SW Cor of 4th and Chestnut St.