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9 edition of Historic Photos of Philadelphia (Historic Photos.) found in the catalog.

Historic Photos of Philadelphia (Historic Photos.)

by Laura E. Beardsley

  • 321 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Turner Publishing Company (KY) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - U.S./Mid-Atlantic,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - General,
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pictorial works,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8890966M
    ISBN 101596523069
    ISBN 109781596523067
    OCLC/WorldCa77538583

    THE BETSY ROSS HOUSE. One of Philadelphia’s most popular historic attractions (only Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, both run by the National Park Service outdraw it), The Betsy Ross House is the former home of the famed Quaker flagmaker, located at Arch Street. As the nation’s first capital, and location where the Declaration of Independence was signed, Philadelphia is considered the birthplace of American democracy. More than just an overview of the city’s history, this in-depth tour will whisk you to more than 20 essential Philadelphia landmarks, all in a .

    African American History. In celebration of Black History Month and African American History as a whole, explore our resources on African American history and culture including famous African Americans From Philadelphia, Poets and Poetry, Speculative Fiction, Nonfiction, Books for Early Readers, The Harlem Renaissance, Tuskegee Airmen, Scientists and Inventors, Politics, Black . empirelib version: Welcome to the Philadelphia Department of Records search site for Historical Land and Vital Records. Contained within this system are digital images of Philadelphia deed documents dating from through and some vital records types, such as births, deaths, marriage and naturalization records, from selected time periods between through

    PHILADELPHIA HISTORIC STREET INDEX. This index was compiled from the original road records, docket books, jury decisions, and surveys held by the Philadelphia City Archives. From these sources the Philadelphia Department of Streets developed and maintains its comprehensive survey of official road records for the City. Welcome to the Philadelphia Historic Streets Index. , docket books, jury decisions, and surveys held by the Philadelphia City Archives. From these sources the Philadelphia Department of Streets developed and maintains its comprehensive survey of official road records for the City. Changes to the names of certain streets, alleys, and.


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