A bunch of old photos

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    1301 South Street - 1966



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    I'm dubious about that date!
     
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    changed it. thx
     
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    [​IMG] March 29, 1966: George Chuvalo fights Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens. (AP)

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    Caught the Cassius Clay poster. Great.

    High tech closed circuit TV at the Arena 45 & Market Sts.

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    Passmore Williamson (1855) in Moyamensing Prison - Philadelphia Lawyer on Contempt Charges



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    Source : Chester County (Pa.) Historical Society - (Public Domain Image)

    Passmore Williamson, Philadelphia lawyer, also a defrocked Quaker, his views on abolition too radical for his home congregation, photo in jail at Philadelphia County Jail, Moyamensing Prison on contempt charges for his refusal to cooperate with the court in the case of Freed Slave and her two young sons, Jane Johnson, who was free when she set foot on Pennsylvania soil, 1855

    Williamson argued in court that Jane Johnson was not a fugitive slave under provisions of the Fugitive Slave Act 1850 in that her master was transporting himself and his chattel to New York to catch a ship to his new ambassador's post in Guatemala.

    Williamson defended Johnson in court and would not, could not reveal whereabouts of Jane Johnson landed him in jail for 100 days in contempt of court.

    Passmore Williamson





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    Frankford Yellow Jackets vs. New York Giants at Polo Grounds - October 18, 1925


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    1925 New York Giants Season

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    Football, today and tomorrow, by William W. (Bill) Roper 1927



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    Part of it I see is pulling some of the vent slots out up on the steeple. Must have used a rope to lasso around the top and then started climbing. These guys I think loved the thrill of it a bit IMO.
     

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