Boies Penrose pictorial Philadelphia collection

Collection V60

(17.3 Linear feet ; 56 boxes)

Summary Information

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Penrose, Boies, 1902-1976
Boies Penrose pictorial Philadelphia collection
Date [inclusive]
17.3 Linear feet ; 56 boxes
The creation of the electronic guide for this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives" Project. Finding aid entered into the Archivists' Toolkit by Garrett Boos.
Boies Penrose II (1902-1976) was a Philadelphia collector, writer and lecturer, and president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. He established the Boies Penrose fund for the collecting of photographs of old Philadelphia. The Boies Penrose pictorial collection is one of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's best collections on Philadelphia's architectural history. The photographs depict a wide variety of subjects. Of particular interest are the photographs of Old City buildings that were demolished to build the Ben Franklin Bridge as well as the area demolished to build the Convention Center. There are also a number of photographs of the Centennial International Exhibition in 1876.

Preferred Citation note

[Description and date of item], Penrose Boies pictorial Philadelphia collection, 1852-1992, [Box/folder number], Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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Biographical/Historical note

Boies Penrose II (1902-1976) was a Philadelphia collector, writer and lecturer, and a nephew of U.S. Senator Boies Penrose (1860-1921). Throughout his life, Boies Penrose II was fortunate to have sufficient funds, and "never engaging in business, [he] devoted his life to scholarly pursuits, becoming a collector of books, manuscripts and maps of a geographical nature relating ot Tudor and Stuart times," (Wainwright, 391). He was an active member of Philadelphia's intellectual community, serving on the boards of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the Library Company of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Zoological Society.

At the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Penrose served as board member, vice-president, president (1961-1974) and president emeritus. According to Wainwright, "early in his career with the Society, he established the Boies Penrose fund for the collecting of photographs of Old Philadelphia, which eventuated into an immensely valuable collection" (393).

Wainwright, Nicholas. "Boise Penrose, 1902-1976." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 100, no. 3 (July 1976): 390-394.

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Scope and Contents note

The Boies Penrose pictorial collection is one of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's best collections on Philadelphia's architectural history. The photographs depict a wide variety of subjects. A majority of the collection is of residences, streets, and historical buildings. There are some photographs of cities and towns as well as transportation, hotels, mills, ships, and theatres. There are some views of everyday life represented by sports, recreation and people at work. Of particular interest are the photographs of Old City buildings that were demolished to build the Ben Franklin Bridge as well as the area demolished to build the Convention Center. In addition there are a number of photographs of the Centennial International Exhibition in 1876.

The photographs include albumen prints, salt prints, stereoviews, and others. Some of the photographers include Philip B. Wallace, Walter H. Snow, Joseph V. Labolito, and Frederick DeBourg Richards. Also most of the originals of the Gilliams & Stratton Collection have been integrated into this collection.

This collection is arranged in three series: "Small photographs" (Boxes 31-51), "Medium photographs" (Boxes 1-30), and "Other photographs and publications" (Boxes 52-56). The photographs are arranged by subject, such as "City Hall," "Portraits," or "Friends Meetings"; or by address, such as "8th S.E. Corner" or "5th & Arch." Each photograph series is partly arranged in alphabetical order. The "Other photographs and publications" series contains photographic prints of drawings by Frank H. Taylor arranged alphabetically by subject (Boxes 54-55) or street names (Box 56), a small assortment of publications (Box 53), and a box containing lantern slides (Box 52).

This collection provides researchers with a wealth of information related to nineteenth and early twentieth century Philadelphia. It would also be of value to researchers interested in the more general topics of architecture, early photography, and everyday life from the late 1800s through the twentieth century.

Sources: Bryn Mawr University. "Bryn Mawr Description of HSP Collections with Philadelphia-Area Images." Bryn Mawr University, (accessed July 12, 2010). The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. "Architectural Resources: Historical Society of Pennsylvania." The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, (accessed July 12, 2010).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The Historical Society of Pennsylvania 2010.06.14

1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Archives with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This is mostly an artificial collection of photographs originally purchased through HSP's Boies Penrose Fund. Portions of the collection were donated to HSP by Boies Penrose II.

Processing Information note

Finding aid entered into the Archivists' Toolkit by Garrett Boos.

Materials in Boxes 52 to 56 were formerly part of Collection 1577.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Photographs.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.).
  • Philadelphia Views--19th century
  • Philadelphia Views--20th century

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Collection Inventory

Small Photographs 

Box Folder

Delaware River Bridge Site. Bread St.; Race St.: 500 block (House Nos. 503-505; 507; 509; 525; 527; 531-533; 535; 537-539; 543) 

31 1

Delaware River Bridge Site. Fairhill St.: 200 block (House Nos. 293; 241; 242; 243; 245; 249; 251; 253; 255; 257; 259) 

31 2

Delaware River Bridge Site. Fifth St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 202; 203-209; 207; 208; 210; 212; 216; 217; 218; 222; 223; 224; 225; 226) 

31 3

Delaware River Bridge Site. Fifth St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 227; 228; 229; 230; 231; 233; 235; 236; 237; 238; 238 [interior]; 239; 241; 242; 243; 244) 

31 4

Delaware River Bridge Site. Fifth St. 200 block North (House Nos. 247; 248; 249; 250; 251; 252; 253; 254; 255; 256; 257; 258; 259; 260; 261; 262; 263; 265; 267; 269) 

31 5

Delaware River Bridge Site. Florist St.: 300 block (House Nos. 301-303; 304; 305; 306; 308-312; 313; 315; 317; 319; 321; J.E. Lonerak Co.) 

31 6

Delaware River Bridge Site. Florist St.: 100 block (House Nos. 113; 115; 117; 118; 120; 119-121; 120; 122; 123; 124; 125; 126; 127; 128; 129; 130; 131; 132; 133; 134; 135; 136; 137; 138; 139; 140; 141; 143; 145; 147) 

31 7

Delaware River Bridge Site. Fourth St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 215-217; 219; 221; 223; 224; 225; 226; 227; 228; 230; 232; 242; 244) 

32 1

Delaware River Bridge Site. Unidentified houses 

32 2

Delaware River Bridge Site. Unidentified houses 

32 3

Delaware River Bridge Site. Front St.: 200 block (House Nos. 202-204; 206; 208; 210-212-214; 218; 220; 222-226; 228; 230) 

32 4

Delaware River Bridge Site. Hazel Place: (House Nos. 1; 3; 5; 6; 7; 8) 

32 5

Delaware River Bridge Site. Lawrence St.: 200 block (House Nos. 217-221; 223-229; 224; 226; 228; 230; 231; 232; 234; 236; 238; 240; 242; 244 [interior]; 260) 

32 6

Delaware River Bridge Site. New Street: 300 block (House Nos. 308; 310; 312; 314) Packer Place: House Nos. 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14) 

32 7

Delaware River Bridge Site. Randolph St.: (House Nos. 202; 204; 206; 208; 209; 210; 211; 212; 214; 215; 216; 217; 218; 219; 220; 221; 222; 224; 226; 227; 228; 229; 230; 231) 

32 8

Delaware River Bridge Site. Randolph St.: (House Nos. 232; 233; 234; 235; 236; 237; 238; 239; 241; 243; 245; 247; 248; 249; 250; 251; 252; 253; 255; 257; 259; 261; 263; 265) 

32 9

Delaware River Bridge Site. Reese St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 236; 238; 240; 242; 244; 246; 248; 250; 252; 254; 256; 260). Second St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 213; 214; 215; 216; 217; 219; 220; 221; 222; 223; 224; 225; 227; 229) 

33 1

Delaware River Bridge Site. Sixth St.: 200 block North (House Nos. 207; 209; 211; 213; 215; 217; 219; 221; 227; 229; 231; 233; 235; 245-255; 257; 259; 261; 263; 265). Spring St.: (House Nos. 101; 102-104; 107; 111). Summer St.: 100 block and 500 block (House Nos. 104; 106; 108; 110; 112; 114; 116; and 505; 507; 511; 513; 517; 518) 

33 2

Delaware River Bridge Site. Third St.: 200 block North (Alley from 3rd St. House No. 10; Alley from 3rd. St. House Nos. 15; 215-217; 221-223; House Nos. 1; 221; 222; 223; 224 [front]; 224 [rear]; 225; 226; 228; 229; 230; 232; 234). Vine St.: 500 block (House Nos. 506; 508-510; 512 [front]; 512 [rear]; 514 [front]; 514 [rear]; 520; 522; 524; 5th and Vine; 3rd and Vine) 

33 3

Academy of Music. Amusements. Armories. Banks. Baths (Public). Breweries 

34 1

Bridges. Carpenter's Hall 

34 2

Centennial Fair 1876. Charitable Institutions 

34 3

Churches. Presbyterian: Arch St.; Chambers; Bethany; Chambers Wylie; John Chambers Memorial; First Presbyterian; First United Presbyterian; Market Square Presbyterian; Olivett; Old Wylie's; United Presbyterian 

35 1

Churches. Baptist: Grace Baptist Temple; Beth Eden; Christ Church; Divinity School of the Episcopal; First Baptist; Holy Trinity; Lutheran (Barren Hill); Lutheran (Broad & Arch); Church of the Mediator; Mennonite Church (Broad & Arch); Mennonite Church (Germantown); Old Dutch Church; Old Swede's (Philadelphia); Old Swede's (Wilmington); Pennypack Baptist (Bustleton). Synagogue: Keneseth Israel 

35 2

Churches. Protestant: Episcopal Church of the Atonement; P.E. Church of the Ascension; Reformed Church; St. Andrew's; St. George Methodist Episcopal Church; St. James; St. John's; St. John's Lutheran; St. Luke's Memorial Church of the Advocate; St. Michael's Chapel; St. Stephen's Protestant Episcopal; Old Swede's Church; St. Paul's; Trinity Episcopal; St. James the Less; West Philadelphia Baptist; Universalist Church of the Messiah. Roman Catholic: St. Peter & Paul; St. Mary; St. Francis de Sales 

35 3

City Hall 

36 1

Clubs & Societies. Art Club; Art Club roof garden; Athletic Club of the Schuylkill Navy; The Athenaeum; Columbia Club House; Commissioner's Hall; Elks Club; Manheim Club; Junger Maennerchor; Mercantile Club; Odd Fellow Temple; Rittenhouse Club; St. George's Hall; Union League; University Club; St. Michael's T.A.B. Hall; War Tribute House 

36 2

Colleges. Bryn Mawr College Library; Divinity School; Girard College; Jefferson Medical College; Hahnemann College; Haverford College; Medical Chi Col. (Hospital); Women's Medical College.  Customs Houses. U.S. Customs House 

36 3

Delaware River. Construction of Delaware River Bridge; Public Wharf; Smith's Island; Loading Sugar. Fairmount Park: Children's playhouse; Barbedienne Statue; Girard Avenue Bridge; Flagstone Walk; Bridge in the Glen; Lincoln monument; Mineral Spring; River Drive; Richard Smith memorial; T.A.B. Fountain; Proposed cascade near water works; Zoo entrance 

37 1

Fire Companies. Hope Hose Co.  Forts. Fort Casimir; Memorial Stone; Fort Mifflin.  Fox Building. Franklin Institute.  Friend's Meetings. 4th and Arch; 5th and Arch; 12th St. below Market; Hicksite Meeting House at 4th and Green; Old Germantown Meeting House.  Germantown. Hockius House; DeWitt; Dunkard; Derrs; Chelten Ave.; Engine House; 6370 Germantown Rd.; 6322 Germantown Ave.; Johnson House; Lehman House; Log Cabin [Yearkles]; Lutheran Parsonage; Rock House; Ottinger Place; Dr. A.O. Smith House; Miller House; Toland miller House; Main St. above Logan; Main St.; Ship House; Nathan Marple Cabinet maker; 5112 & 5114 Germantown Ave.; Unidentified 

37 2

Graves and Gravesites. John Reed and Francis F. Franklin; Christ Church Cemetery; Benjamin & Deborah Franklin; Laurel Hill Cemetery; Thomas McKean; Rebecca Gratz; Betsy Ross; Adam Shisler; James & Mrs. Wilson; William Morris & Robert White; Joseph Neal; Woodland Cemetery 

37 3

Horticultural Hall. Historical Society of Pennsylvania 

38 1

Hospitals. Christ Church; Germantown; Howard; Children's; Jewish Maternity; Hahnemann; Lazaretto Almshouse; St. Agnes; Southern Homeopathic; Wills Eye; Women's Homeopathic; Women's Hospital 

38 2

Hotels. Albemarle; Arcade; Bell Tavern; Bellevue; Bird-in-Hand; Blue Bell Inn; Buck Tavern; Bull's Head Hotel; Buttonwood; Chestnut Hill Relief Kitchen; Cole's Lodging House; Columbia House; Columbia House Courtyard; Cross Keys Inn; Fox Chase Hotel; Girard House; Jolly Post; Irving House 

39 1

Hotels. King of Prussia Inn; Lafeyette House; Louella Apartments; Markoe House; Mayfair; Moon and Seven Stars; Old Black Horse Court; Old Draw Tavern; Old Horse Market Hotel; Old Hotel West of Gray's Ferry Rd.; Old Inn at Newtown Square; Old London Coffee Shop; Parkinson's Hotel; William Penn House; Ship Tavern; Sorrel Horse 

39 2

Hotels. Stratford; Refreshment Saloon; General Warren Tavern; Walton Hotel; Wayfarer's Lodge; White Horse Hotel; White Horse Inn [Delaware County]; Washington Hotel; Valley Green; Young Women's Christian Association.  Islands. Smith & Windmill Islands [Delaware River].  Libraries. Apprentices Library; Free Library [13th & Locust]; Germantown Library Association & Historical Society; Henry C. Lee Library & Reading Room [34th & Spruce]; The Library Company; Ridgeway Library; Vernon Library [Germantown] 

39 3

Market Houses. Delaware Ave. Market; Front & Market St.; 2nd & Brown St.; 2nd & Pine St.; 5th & Bainbridge St.; From 6th St.; 10th & Chestnut St. [Franklin Market]; Market St. between 11th and 12th [Farmer's Market]; House Nos. 2900-2938 Market St 

40 1

Masonic Temple. Norman Hall interior; Masonic Hall [5th & Chestnut Sts.]; Ionic Hall [Broad & Filbert Sts.]; Egyptian Hall.  Memorial Hall. First Bicycle Meet; Transept; Winged Horse.  Mills. Gorgas Mill; Haley's Mill; Old Grist Mill [Holmesburg]; Old Mill [Kitchen Lane & Wissahickon Drive]; Old Saw Mill [Darby Creek]; Robert's Mill.  Mint. U.S. Mint [Chestnut near Broad]; Old U.S. Mint [7th and Filbert].  Miscellaneous. Chestnut Hill; near Williamsport; Old Barn; Restaurant 

40 2

Monuments. A. J. Drexel; Stephen Girard; Frederick Graff; Frant Statue; Abraham Lincoln; General George B. McClellan; Morton McMichael; Tom O'Shanter; "The Pilgrim"; Washington Monument; Soldier's Monument [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania].  The Morgue. 1309 Wood St.  Museums. Chinese Museum; Dime Museum [9th & Arch] 

40 3

Naval yards and Arsenals. Boiler Shops; Maine Ave.; Marine Parade Drill; Mold Loft; Commander G.H. Preble's Team; Commander G.H. Preble's Family; Ship House.  Naval Asylum. Commandant's Residence.  Naval Yard. Schuylkill Arsenal (Building No. 1, Commandant House); League Island.  Paintings. (Reproductions of) Signing of the Declaration of Independence after Trumbull; Drawing by John Skirving.  Pennsylvania Railroad Improvements.  William Penn. Parlor 

41 1

Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange. Walnut & Sock St.  Pennsylvania Panoramas. 15th & Spruce St.  Philadelphia Post Offices. 9th & Chestnut St; 9th & Market St.  Philadelphia Villages. Brewerytown, Red Cross Canteen 

41 2

Portraits. Thomas Buchanan Read; William Elder; Benson J. Lessing; Honorable Timothy Pickering; Francis Scott Key; Napoleon Bonaparte.  Printery. Sauer's Printing Office.  Publishing Houses. Curtis Publishing Co.; Stephen Green Publishing Co.; Lippincott Building.; Lutheran Publication Society.  Railroad Depots. Nicetown Station; Pennsylvania R.R. Station (15th & Market); Reading Terminal; Wayne Junction 

41 3

Residences. Andalusia; Angel House; Bartram; Belmont Mansion; Billmeyer; Blackwell House; Joseph Bonaparte Residence; Burd Cadwalader (1519 Locust St.) (919 Locust St.); Judge Cadwalader (4th below Prune); Chalkley Hall (Frankford; Pa.) 

42 1

Residences. Chew House; "Dawesfield" (Washington's Headquarters); Drexel Residence; Duche house (3rd and Pine); Dundas-Lippincott Residence (Broad and Walnut Sts.); J.R. Evans Residence (3rd and Pine); First Brick House; Joshua Fisher Residence; 6504 N. Germantown Ave; Gillngham House 

42 2

Residences. Green Hill (Dr. Bernard's House); Thomas Godfried's Residence (Germantown); Grant Cabin (Fairmount Park); Grant Residence (20th & Chestnut Sts.); Hatfield House; Hindsbury (Bryn Mawr, Pa.); Humphrey House (Ardmore Junction); Jones Mansion (Roxborough) 

42 3

Residences. "Laurel Hill" (Joseph Shute House); Edmund Darch Lewis Residence; Livesy House; 1622 Locust St. (interiors and gardens); Log House (Downingtown); Loxley House 

43 1

Residences. McCall House; "The Monestary" (Joseph Gorgas House); Moore Hall (Chester County); Morris House (5442 Germantown Ave.); Morris House (225 S. 8th St.); Mount Pleasant; Oldest House in Philadelphia; Old House (Darby Creek); Ormiston House; John Penn House (Solitude); William Penn House (2nd St.); William Penn House (Fairmount Park); Pepper Residence (Fairy Hill); Poe House (7th & Branywine); Port Royal; Samuel Powel House; Pugh House (Germantown); Rawle House (Fairmount Park); Rittenhouse Mansion (7th & Arch Sts.); David Rittenhouse Residence; Rittenhouse Residence (Fairmount Park); Betsy Ross House 

43 2

Residences. Savage Residence (Garden); Ship House (Germantown); Dr. George Smith Farm House (Manoa Rd.); Dr. Smith House (Provost of University of Pennsylvania); Stenton Garden (James Logan House); Thomas Sully's Studios; Thomas Sully Residence; Tilghman Mansion; Upsula (Johnson House, Germantown); (John Vaughan offices - drawing removed from box 13); Vernon Mansion (Germantown); Waln Groves (Frankford); Samuel Wakeling House (Frankford); John Wanamaker House; General Wayne Mansion; West Residence (247 Pine St.); Highlands (Whitemarsh; Pa.); Willing Mansion; William Wilstack Residence; George Washington Residence (Wister); Wistar House (Germantown); Witherspoon; Woodford (William Coleman House); The Woodlands (William Hamilton House) 

43 3

Sanitary Fair.  Schools. The Armitage; Banneker School; John P. Baugh; Paul Beck; Boy's High School; Bridesburg (Eight Corner School); Catholic High; Central High; Lower Dublin Academy; Eagle School; Falls Academy; Model Public School; New Street School; Northeast Manual Training; Old Frame School House; Public School (8th and Carpenter); Ringgold School; Thomas Roberts School; Wharton School; West Kensington School; Yellow School (Frederick Heiss House) 

44 1

Schuylkill River. Flat Rock Falls; Old Wire Bridge; Views, Redemption of.  Shipyards. Cramp's 

44 2

State House. Congress Hall; Doorway; Interiors; Liberty Bell; Stairway; Supreme Court Room; Tower 

44 3

Stores and Factories. Baldwin Locomotive Works; Baker, Arnold & Co.; Krider's Gun Store; Dr. Jane's Building (Carter's Alley); Leas & McVitty (Leather Goods); Levin's Fish Store; McAllister's; Miller's Drug Store; Point Breeze Gas Works; E. Schreiner & Son; Coal Dealers; Strawbridge & Clothier; Struther's Marble Yard; Werner; Miskey & Merril (7th & Chestnut Sts.) 

45 1

Theatres. Broad St. Theatre; Chestnut St. Theatre; Mrs. Drew's Arch St. Theatre; Stanley Co. Theatre; Walnut St. Theatre.  Transportation.  Primitive Locomotive & Tender.  Toll Gates. Old York Road Toll Gate.  Treaty Tree.  University of Pennsylvania. Buildings; Library; Medical Hall; Old Buildings (9th & Market Sts.) 

45 2

Wissahickon.  Water Works. Center Square; Fairmount; Pumping Station (School House Lane, Queen Lane); Pipe Aqueduct; Spring Garden.  Valley Forge. Washington's Headquarters.  Wharves. Piers No. 38 & 40 South; Pier No. 9 North Cherry St.; Pier No. 30 South 

45 3

Arch Street. Arch & Front (Arch St. Bridge); 143 Arch; 2nd & Arch (House of Industry); 4th & Arch; S.E. Corner (Friend's Meeting House); 5th & Arch (Grave of Benjamin Franklin); 5th & Arch S.W. Corner (Friends Meeting House); at 5th; N.W. Corner (Henderson's Book Store); at 5th N.E. Corner; at 5th S.W. Corner; 501 Arch; at 6th (Arch St. Theatre); at 6th (After Lincoln's Death); at 6th N. side; at 7th N. side (Ashland House); N. side; at 7th; N. side at 8th; at 8th; N.W. Corner; at 9th N.E. Corner.; at 8th S.E. Corner; 828 Arch St. (Pierre Butler's House); at 9th; S.E. Corner 

46 1

American Street. and Ionic St.; S.W. Corner.  Baring Street. West Philadelphia.  Broad Street North. & Brown; & Girard; & Girard east side; & Fairmount N.E. Corner; & Spring Garden; No. 844; & Allegheny; & Oxford; N. from Oxford St.; & Norris; & Vine (Roman Catholic High School); & Arch S.E. Corner (Arch St. Methodist Church); N. of Chestnut; & Filbert; & Filbert (Broad St. Station); No. 808; & Callowhill; & Race 

46 2

Broad Street South. No. 250 S. (Horticultural Hall); at Penn Square S.E. Corner (Betz Building); at S.W. Corner Penn Square (West End Trust Building); & Sansom Sts. (La Pierre Hotel); N. from Walnut; & Sansom N.W. Corner (Academy of Natural Sciences); & Walnut N.E. Corner (Dundas Lippincott Mansion); Dundas Lippincott Elm; from Walnut (Arch. Court of Honor Peace Jubilee); 1500 block; & Morris (1700 S., Gov. Stuart's Residence); & Tasker; & Dickinson; N. from Spruce.  Buttonwood Street. No. 423 (U.S. Fire Co.).  Callowhill Street. at 20th; N.W. Corner.  Camac Street. N. from Spruce.  Cherry Street. No. 114; & Franklin Sts. N.W. Corner; above 3rd 

46 3

Chestnut St. from 2nd to 10th; inclusive 

47 1

Chestnut St. from No. 1013 to 39th Sts 

47 2

Christian St. near 8th;  Coates St. and Landing Ave.;  Columbia Ave. west to Fairmount Park;  Coombe's Alley;  Crown St. and Race;  Delancey St. House No. 305;  Delaware Ave. and Market, South Delaware Ave. House Nos. 14, 16, 18, 20;  Diamond St. west from Shetland Ave.;  Dock St. and Spruce, west from 2nd and 2nd northwest corner, at Front, at Pearl and north side to 2nd;  Drinker's Alley 

48 1

Eighth St. & Arch; North 8th; South 8th (Morris House); between Locust & Walnut; between Market & Arch; South of Chestnut.  Elfreth Alley.  Fifth St. & Library St. (Philadelphia Library); & Arch; & Cherry; near Cherry; at Chestnut; & Market; above South St.; North of Walnut; The Bourse Building; No. 410 South; No. 314 South; No. 127 South; near Locust (St. Thomas African Episcopal Church); near South St.; North of Chestnut.  Filbert St. House Nos. 1202-1210; & Broad 

48 2

Fitzwater St. at 9th; between Front & 2nd.  Fourth St. at Chestnut; at Walnut; North of Chestnut; House No. 67 & 69 South; below Locust; House No. 312 South; North of Spruce; & Prune (now Locust); & Union.  Front St. North of Arch; House Nos. 722 to 728 South; between Spruce & Walnut; Frankford Ave.  Germantown Ave. opposite School Lane; House Nos. 5028; 5200; 5434; Market Square; "Sparrow Jack's House."  Girard Ave. West of 13th.  Grays' Alley. & 2nd; N.E. Corner (etching removed) 

48 3

Hancock St. Corner of Pegg St.  Ionic St. & South American St.; S.W. Corner.  Jayne St. at 7th; S.W. Corner.  Letitia Court.   Library St. below 5th; South side.  Locust St. No. 1316; 1322; at 38th; S.E. Corner.  Loxley Court.  Main St. Germantown 

49 1

Market St. Foot of Market St.; between 2nd & 3rd; & Bank St.; House Nos. 510; 511; 513; 515; & 4th; & 6th; between 5th & 6th; & 7th; S.W. Corner; No. 731; Market St. Ferry; & 8th; West from 9th; & 9th; & 10th; & 12th; between 11th & 12th; House No. 1220; at 15th; City Hall East.; East from Juniper; West from 16th; at 17th; at 30th; at 58th 

19 2

Merrick St. No. 18; between Market & Filbert.  Minister St.  Nectarine St. between New Market & 2nd.  Ninth St. from Market (University of Pennsylvania buildings).  Pemberton St. West of Front St.; South side.  Pennsylvania Ave.  Pine St. at 4th; N.E. Corner; at 4th (Presbyterian Church); at 2nd; S.W. Corner; below 2nd; South side (Friend's Meeting House); between 2nd & 3rd; South side (224 Pine); House Nos. 625-627; 608; 239; at 8th; N.W. Corner 

50 1

Quarry St. House No. 530-534.  Race St. between 4th & 5th; & Crown (Penington Residence); House No. 722.  Ridge Ave. from Hermitage St.; North.  Randolph St. North from Willow.  Reece St. House Nos. 140-142.  Second St. House Nos. 252 South.; 254 South; 214; & Market; above Walnut; East side; & South St.; S.E. Corner; & Race; N.E. Corner; & Carpenter; S.E. Corner.  Seventh St. House No. 329 South 

50 2

Sixth St. between Race & Rive; East side; at Vine; East side; House Nos. 712 & 714; N.; & Carpenter; N.W. Corner.  South St. at 2nd; North side.  Spring Garden. House No. 1323; 1319; 1331-1333; 1335; 1327-1329; from 12th west.  Spruce St. & Dock; N.W. Corner; at 2nd & Little Dock; S.E. Corner; at Dock & Front; S.E. Corner; & Water; N.E. Corner; House Nos. 220 & 222; 238; 225-227; near 3rd; South Side (Scots Presbyterian Church); at 4th; North side; at 5th; S.E. Corner; House No. 336 (Wharton House); at 12th (Dr. Knerr's House); at 6th; House Nos. 1334; at 7th; S.E. Corner; at 40th. [at 9th South Side - etching removed].  Third St. House Nos. 237 South; 324 South; & Spruce; S.W. Corner; & Pine; S.W. Corner; near Race. [Thirteenth Street near Cherry - drawing removed] 

51 1

Union St. between 3rd & 4th; South side.  Vine St. & Front; at 6th; North of Race.  Walnut St. West from 3rd; North side; East from 4th; North side; & Dock; N.W. Corner; East 2nd; North side; at 2nd; N.E. Corner; at 3rd (Fort Wilson); West from 3rd; South side above 3rd.; North side at 4th; N.W. Corner; at 5th; North side; House No. 526; at 6th; House Nos. 712; 725-727; West from 9th; North side; East from 10th; South side; between 9th & 10th; North side; at 9th (Walnut St. Theatre); at 10th; S.W. Corner; at 10th S.E. Corner; at 10th N.W. Corner.  Vine St. House Nos. 2-16 Vine St.  Walnut St. at 11th S.W. Corner; at 11th; No. 1109; at 12th; S.E. Corner at 12th; S.W. Corner; East from 12th; at 12th; N.E. Corner; House No. 1311; 1600 block; from 17th West; from 18th; N.W. Corner; & 19th; House No. 1923 (Stotesbury Town House); East from 20th; North side; West of 23rd; at 20th N.E. Corner; S.E. & S.W. Corners; East from 21st; North side; at 21st; S.E. & S.W. Corners; East from 21st; North side; at 21st; S.E. corner (2nd Presbyterian Church); at 21st; at 21st; S.W. Corner; at 21st; North side; East from 21st; North side; toward 21st; South side; House No. 3944.  Water St. House No. 37 North; 200 block North; North of Arch 

51 2

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Medium Photographs 

Box Folder

Pennsylvania Railroad. 13th St. (Freight Depot); 16th St.; 17th St.; 18th St.; 21st St.; 22nd St   23.0 Photographs

1 1

Pennsylvania Railroad. 23rd St.; 30th St. Station; 32nd & Market; Cartouche of maps   18.0 Photographs

1 2

Pennsylvania Railroad. Market St.: 16th to 23rd St   25.0 Photographs

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Pennsylvania Railroad. Merrick St. (Site of Broad Street Station). Panorama: 22nd & Arch; West from 15th; High Line; Parkway from Filbert; Spring Garden Street Bridge; West Philadelphia Office Building; Powelton Ave. Bridge 

1 4

Pennsylvania Railroad. Powelton Ave. Bridge; Spring Garden Street Bridge (High Line); West Philadelphia Office Building   14.0 Photographs

2 1

Pennsylvania Railroad. Broad Street Station; Commerce St.: 20th; 21st; 22nd; Sts.; Cuthbert St.: 20th; 21st; 22nd Sts   20.0 Photographs

2 2

Pennsylvania Railroad. Filbert St.: 15th to 17th Sts   15.0 Photographs

2 3

Pennsylvania Railroad. Filbert: 18th to 20th Sts   18.0 Photographs

2 4

Banks. Bank of Germantown; Beneficial Saving Fund - removed; Fourth National Bank.  Breweries. Robert Smith's Brewery. 4 photographs. 

2 5

Bridges. Girard Ave.; Reading Railroad; Schuylkill; South St.; Walnut St. Wire Bridge at Fairmount - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 1   10.0 Photographs

3 1

Bridges. Gray's Ferry Bridge   6.0 Photographs

3 2

Charitable Institutions. Deaf & Dumb Asylum (Broad & Pine); House of Industry; Old Quaker Alms House   4.0 Photographs

3 3

Churches. Chambers Presbyterian Church; Christ Church; Evangelical Baptist Church; Mennonite Church (Germantown); Old Presbyterian Church at Abington; Old Swede's Church. (St. Michael's Germantown Lutheran Church - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 2)   11.0 Photographs

4 1

Churches. Staughton Church (9th & Sansom); St. Peter's (3rd & Pine); Zion Lutheran Church (4th & Cherry, interior).  City Hall. - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 2   9.0 Photographs

4 2

Clubs and Societies. Americus Club; The Athenaeum; Penn Club; Union Club (12th & Locust); (University Club - missing).  The Union League. - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 3   6.0 Photographs

4 3

Court Houses. Old Court House and Market: Market St.  Customs Houses. U.S. Customs House. 4 photographs.  Colleges. Polytechnic College of Pennsylvania - Etching Removed 

4 4

Delaware River. Foot of Market St.; Ice on the Delaware.  Delaware River Views. Views of Penn's Landing and the Campbell Soup Factory in Camden, taken from the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Fairmount Park. Proposed Canal.  Fire Stations. Hope Hose House; Highland & Shawnee Ave. (Engine 37); Faulkrod & Darrah Sts. (Engine 14); 15th & Parrish; Broad & Fitzwater; Fireboat. 11 photographs. 

5 1

Forts. Fort Mifflin.  Frankford. Bridge-Pratt Terminal; Margaret-Orthodox Station; Oxford Ave.; Church St.; Frankford Ave.; Bridge St. 13 photographs. 

5 2

Friend's Meetings. 5th & Arch; Radnor Meeting House; (4th & Arch - missing).  Germantown. Early Stone House; Devil's Pool; Knorr House; Old Log Cabin; Peale's House; Weaver House; Germantown Bank; Chestnut Hill; Main St.; Unidentified. 14 photographs. 

5 3

Graves & Gravesites. Deer Lot (Woodlands); Betsy Ross (Elizabeth & John Claypoole).  Headquarters. Nicetown; Officer's Headquarters.  Historical Society of Pennsylvania.  Horticultural Hall. [10 photographs] 

5 4

Hospitals. Children's Hospital; Lazaretto; Medico-Chirurgical; Mower   11.0 Photographs

6 1

Hospitals. Pennsylvania Hospital; U.S. Army General Hospital; Unidentified. (Saterlee U.S.A. General Hospital - Oversize Box 30 Folder 3)   5.0 Photographs

6 2

Hotels. Bell Tavern; Black Bear; Chauncy House (Petry's Restaurant); Falstaff Hotel; Jones Hotel   6.0 Photographs

6 3

Hotels. King of Prussia Inn (Germantown)   6.0 Photographs

6 4

Hotel. La Pierre House; Markoe House; Morrellton Inn; Robert Morris Hotel & Fairmount House; Old Black Bear Tavern   8.0 Photographs

7 1

Hotels. Old Buck Tavern; Old Hotel W. of Gray's Ferry Bridge; Old London Coffee House   9.0 Photographs

7 2

Hotels. Old Tavern; Penn Treaty Hotel; Inn Yard of the Red Lion; Red Rose Inn; Refreshment Saloon.  Insurance Co. General Accident Insurance Co. (Walnut St.) 8 photographs. 

7 3

Kensington Photographs 1987   12.0 Photographs

7 4

Market Places. Delaware Ave. Market House; East Market St.; Front & Market (Fish Market); Market St.; New Market & Callowhill Sts.  Mills. Hagner Drug Mill; Robert's Mill. 9 photographs. 

8 1

Miscellaneous. Avenue of Trees (Cornwells, Pa.); Stream near Fernrock; Girard Slave Pens (Between Walnut & Front Sts.); Niagara Falls.  Navy Yards & Arsenals. Frankford Arsenal - Commandant's House and Officer's House; Navy Yard Docks & Yards Store House; U.S. Naval Station at League Island. [10 photographs] 

8 2

Newspaper Offices. Ledger Building Office (6th & Chestnut St.); Philadelphia Inquirer Office.  Paintings. Reproductions of - Signing of the Constitution of the U.S.; Newspaper article on art works.  Philadelphia Panoramas. Various Unidentified. (Looking from East to West - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 3).  Printery. Sauer's Printing Office (Germantown).  Publishing Houses. J.B. Lippincott & Co. (9th & Market Sts.); Presbyterian Board of Publication. 9 photographs. 

8 3

Residences. B-Baldwin Mansion; John Bartram's Residence; Chas D. Barney Residence; Billmeyer Residence (Germantown); E.S. Burd (9th & Chestnut); Butler Home   9.0 Photographs

8 4

Residences. C - Cadwalader House (1519 Locust St.); Chew House; Chesterman Residence (Noble, Pa.); Clifford Farm; Condorman Residence (Bryn Mawr, Pa.)   9.0 Photographs

8 5

Residences. D-E - Fred J. Dreer Residence and Interior; Dundas-Lippincott (Broad & Walnut); W.L. Elkins (Ogontz); Engle Residence (Germantown)   9.0 Photographs

9 1

Residences. F - G - Franklin's First Home in Philadelphia; Robert Fulton's Birthplace; Stephen Girard's Farm house; Dr. J.P. Crozer Griffith (Upland, Pa.)   6.0 Photographs

9 2

Residences. H - Harrison House (225 South 18th St.); Joseph Harrison, Jr. (221 South 18th St.); Thomas S. Harrison (Library & Museum); Hatfield House; Hetzgog Mansion (Crown & Race); Henry Hill Residence; Hilton Residence   10.0 Photographs

9 3

Residences. J-K - Thomas Jefferson House; Samuel Johnson (Germantown); Kean Mansion (10th & Chestnut Sts.); A.L. Kelly (Bryn Mawr; Pa.); John Knox Residence (Germantown)   10.0 Photographs

9 4

Residences. L - Lansdowne Estate; Henry Charles Lea Residence; Thomas Leiper House; Lemon Hill; Livesy House   8.0 Photographs

9 5

Residences. L - 1622 Locust St.; Loxley House   8.0 Photographs

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Residences. M - Charles Macalister Estate; John McAllister Residence (Penn Square); Reverend William Marshall Residence; Randal Morgan Residence; Morris House (225 7th St.); Captain Sam Morris (113 South 2nd St.); Israel Morris (South 8th St.)   7.0 Photographs

10 1

Residences. M-N - Morris House (Germantown Washington's Headquarters); Morris-Littell House (Germantown); Mount Pleasant; Nutz House (Germantown)   9.0 Photographs

10 2

Residences. P - Perot Mansion (8th & Market Sts.); Miss Penrose Residence; Physick House; Phillips House   9.0 Photographs

10 3

Residences. R-S - Percival Roberts Residence (Bala); Reverend John Rodney Residence (Germantown); Betsy Ross House; Shippen House (2nd & Shippen Sts.); Joseph Sims Residence; Ship House (Germantown); John Smith Residence (Germantown); Stenton House of James Logan   14.0 Photographs

10 4

Residences. V-W - Theodore Voorhees Residence (Oaklane); John Watson Residence (Germantown); William & Deborah Wharton Residence; Wister House "Grumblethorpe" (Germantown); Wister House (4th & Locust); Willing Mansion; Wonerath Estate (Old Summer House); The Woodlands (William Hamilton Residence); Wyck House (Germantown)   11.0 Photographs

10 5

Roads. Gulph Road; Kings Highway (Haddonfield, NJ).  Schools.Central High; Drexel Institute; Frankford High; Julia Ward Howe School; Germantown Academy; Germantown Lutheran Schoolhouse   12.0 Photographs

11 1

Schools. Friends School (Front & Market); Friends School (16th & Race); Girls High; Girls Normal School (Botanical Department, Assembly Room, Exterior); Northeast Manual Training School; Overbrook Institution for the Blind; St. Luke's School (Interior & Exterior); School of Design for Women   13.0 Photographs

11 2

Schuylkill River. Fairmount Dam; Ice Houses (also see oversize list); Redemption of   21.0 Photographs

11 3

Squares. Philadelphia. Logan Square; Rittenhouse Square; Washington Square   11.0 Photographs

11 4

State House. Exterior; Interior (4 etchings removed). [Count includes duplicates]   21.0 Photographs

11 5

Stores & Factories. Albrecht, Reikes & Schmidt Piano Manufacturers; Bailey & Co.; Bement & Daugherty; Machinists; Brown's Drug Store; B. F. Dewees; Mrs. Duncan's Toy Shop. (J.G. Brill & Co. - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 3)   7.0 Photographs

12 1

Stores & Factories. First Fish House; Gunpowder Drying House; A. Heineman (includes Robert H. Adams Clothing; Niemann Clothing; and various other store fronts at 9th & Market in 1865); McAllister & Co.; McKensie Warehouse; Morrell's Carpenter Shop; Reany; Neafie, & Levy; "Root Gallery"   8.0 Photographs

12 2

Stores & Factories. S.B. Rowley Glassworks; Snellenberg & Co.; John Wanamaker Store; Warnick; Chadwick & Bro.; J.H. Welsh & Co. (Hats); Aaron Wolfe (Liquor); George F. Zehnder's Family Flour Store (also shows Harris Printer)   11.0 Photographs

12 3

Stores & Factories. Baldwin Locomotive Works - Interior Views; Includes trains; assembly; and offices   8.0 Photographs

12 4

Stores & Factories. Baldwin Locomotive Works - Exterior Views   10.0 Photographs

12 5

Theatres. Mrs. Drew's Arch Street Theatre; 11th Street Opera House; (Walnut St. Theater - missing).  Transportation. Old Street Car.  University of Pennsylvania. University Building; Biological Hall; College Hall; Dental Hall   13.0 Photographs

13 1

University of Pennsylvania. Dormitories; Franklin Field; Fraternity House; Hospital; Houston Hall; College of Hygiene; Laboratories (Mechanical & Chemical); Law Department; Library; Medical Hall; Veterinary Hall & Hospital; Wistar Institute; Old Buildings - 9th & Market Sts   17.0 Photographs

13 2

Water Works. Belmont Pumping Station; Fairmount Water Works; Old Water Works (Front & Chestnut, Ruins on Schuylkill River South); Pipe Aqueduct; Reservoir; Roxborough Water Works   11.0 Photographs

13 3

Valley Forge. Washington's Headquarters.  Wharves. Pier No. 9 North - Cherry St.; Piers No. 96 & 98 South.  Wissahickon. Miscellaneous Views   7.0 Photographs

13 4

Arch St. 2nd to 4th. House No. 89 between 2nd & 3rd; North Side below 3rd; House No. 239 (First Flag House); House Nos. 237-239; House Nos. 241-247; House Nos. 102-11; S.W. Corner 2nd & A; 4th & A   11.0 Photographs

14 1

Arch St. 5th to 6th. House No. 504; S.W. Corner 5th & A; N.W. Corner 5th & A; House Nos. 501; 562; 610; S.W. Corner 6th & A; House No. 627 (Rear); 6th & A (Arch St. Theatre); S.E. Corner 6th & A   12.0 Photographs

14 2

Arch St. 7th. North Side between 6th & 7th; 7th & A (Rittenhouse Mansion); N.W. Corner 7th; N.E. Corner 7th; S.E. Corner 7th; S.W. Corner 7th; 7th South Side. (6th to 6th Arch - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 1)   10.0 Photographs

14 3

Arch St. 8th to 13th. N.E. Corner 8th; House Nos. 808-812; 830; 914 (Dr. Allinbone's House); 9th & Arch; N.W. Corner 11th & Arch; 12th & A (Hanover Hotel); N.W. Corner 13th & Arch; Juniper & Arch; Juniper & Arch (Evening Bulletin Building)   11.0 Photographs

14 4

Arch St. 14th to 2100. 14th & Arch West Side; 15th & Arch (YMCA); 16th North Side; N.W. Corner 17th & Arch; N.E. Corner 18th & Arch; 17th (Robert Morris Hotel); 2000 Block; House Nos. 2116-2130.  American St. N.E. Corner Ionic & American. 11 Photographs. 

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Broad St. North. Location unknown (1); Center Square Broad & Market; Broad & Market; Broad & Arch (2); Broad & Arch (UGI Building); Broad & Arch (First Baptist Church); Broad above Race (Hahnemann); Broad & Ridge; Broad & Diamond East Side   10.0 Photographs

15 1

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. Broad & Vine St. (3); Broad & Callowhill; Broad & Spring Garden St. (2); Broad & Mt. Vernon; Broad & Parrish; Broad & Poplar 1986-1989   9.0 Photographs

15 2

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. Broad & Girard (2); Broad & Master; House No. 1512; Broad & Columbia; Broad & Susquehanna; 1347 Susquehanna (2200 block Broad); House Nos. 2200; 2240 (2) 1986-1989   10.0 Photographs

15 3

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. Broad & York; House No. 2315 (2); Broad & Lehigh; North Philadelphia Station (Amtrak); House Nos. 2923-2925; 3132; Broad & Allegheny; Rising Sun; House No. 3500 1986-1989   10.0 Photographs

15 4

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. Broad & Venango; House Nos. 3642; 3644; Broad & Erie (Hands Across America) (2); Broad & Erie (4); Broad & Germantown 1986-1989   10.0 Photographs

15 5

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. House No. 3900; Broad & Hunting Park (3); House No. 4400; Broad & Courtland (Broad Street Run); House Nos. 4732; 6100; 6236; Broad & 66th Ave 1986-1989   10.0 Photographs

15 6

Broad St. North. Labolito, Joseph V., photographer. House Nos. 6701; 6706; 7000 Block; Broad & 71st (2); Broad & Cheltenham; 3 Unidentified North Broad; North from City Hall 1986-1989   10.0 Photographs

15 7

Broad St. South. S.E. Corner Broad & Walnut (Ritz Carlton) (2); Broad & Walnut (seen from Sansom); Ritz Carlton to 223 South Broad; Broad & Walnut East Side; Broad & Walnut looking North; Broad & Walnut looking N.E.; Broad & Chestnut (Girard Trust) (2); N.E. Corner Broad & Chestnut; Broad & Locust looking North; N.E. Corner Broad & Locust; N.W. Corner Broad & Locust (Hotel Windemere); Hotel Lafayette to City Hall   15.0 Photographs

16 1

Broad St. South. S.W. Corner Broad & Chestnut; S.E. Corner Broad & Chestnut; East Penn Square & Broad; South Penn Square & S.E. Corner Broad (Betz Building), S.W. Corner Broad & Penn Square; South Penn Square West of Broad; House Nos. 310-318 South Broad St. West Side; 261 South Broad St. (Broad Street Theatre); below Spruce; Broad & Samson (La Pierre -later Lafayette- Hotel); S.E. Corner Broad & Sansom; Pennsylvania Ballet Building; University of the Arts; Street News Vendor   14.0 Photographs

16 2

Broad St. South. Horticultural Hall; Broad & Wolfe (Methodist Episcopal Hospital); Broad & South; Broad & Pine; above Pine; N.E. Corner Broad & Lombard; S.W. Corner Broad & Spruce (Beth Eden Baptist Church); N.E. Corner Broad & Spruce (Hotel Stenton); Broad & Carpenter (Kirschbaum Building)   16.0 Photographs

16 3

Callowhill St. at 2nd; N.E. Corner Callowhill & Lawrence; near 21st; N.E. Corner 21st; N.E. Corner 3rd; N.E. Corner 5th; N.E. Corner Randolph.  Camac St. Callowhill & Chancellor (Meridian Club)   9.0 Photographs

16 4

Cherry St. S.W. Corner 7th; House No. 106 West; S.E. Corner 16th; from 15th to 16th; House No. 709; Cherry & 19th (Medico-Chirurgical Hospital); N.W. Corner 6th; Cherry & 20th (St. Clements Church); at 4th East; N.W. at 6th (Odd Fellows Hall)   12.0 Photographs

16 5

Chestnut St. S.W. Corner at 2nd; N.E. Corner at 2nd; House Nos. 220 South Side; 206-208 South Side; 115 North Side; Chestnut & American St. South Side; North Side below 2nd; South Side at 2nd; South Side above 2nd South Side above 2nd; South Side at 2nd (Corn Exchange National Bank Building)   15.0 Photographs

17 1

Chestnut St. N.E. Corner at 2nd; S.W. Corner at 2nd (with historical information); above 2nd (North?); all matted items   5.0 Photographs

17 2

Chestnut St. Chestnut & 3rd; N.W. Corner at 3rd; S.W. Corner at 3rd; West of 3rd (South Side); S.W. Corner at 3rd (Mariner & Merchant Building); S.E. Corner at 5th; Between 5th & 6th   11.0 Photographs

17 3

Chestnut St. S.W. Corner at 4th; Chestnut & 5th; N.E. Corner at 5th; South Side East of 5th; East from 6th   7.0 Photographs

17 4

Chestnut St. South Side West of 6th (Jones Hotel); North Side at 6th; N.W. Corner at 6th; House No. 617 looking East; S.W. Corner at 6th; West of 6th; Chestnut & 6th; North Side above 6th; Chestnut & 6th (Congress Hall); West from 4th   12.0 Photographs

18 1

Chestnut St. at 7th; N.W. Corner at 7th; House Nos. 715-719; 715-721; 721 North Side; at 8th; N.E. Corner at 8th (Green's Hotel); North Side at 8th; N.W. Corner at 8th (Butler House); North Side below 8th   12.0 Photographs

18 2

Chestnut St. at 9th looking East; S.W. Corner at 9th (Edward Shippen Byrd Residence); North Side at 9th (Markoe House); N.E. Corner at 9th; at 9th (Continental Hotel); at 9th (U.S. Post Office); at 9th (Record Building); House No. 908 Rear; above 9th; South Side above 9th; House No. 925   16.0 Photographs

18 3

Chestnut St. at 10th; S.E. Corner at 10th; N.W. Corner at 10th (Keene Mansion); at 11th (Piano Row); North Side at 11th; N.W. Corner at 11th; S.W. Corner at 11th; at 11th (Union Clubhouse); (House No. 1210 ??)   14.0 Photographs

18 4

Chestnut St. S.W. Corner at 11th; South Side below 12th; House No. 1210-1212 South Side; at 13th (Adelphia Hotel); House No. 1314-1320; N.E. Corner at 13th; John Wanamaker's   9.0 Photographs

19 1

Chestnut St. House No. 1519-1521 North Side; S.E. Corner W. Penn Square to house No. 1429; House No. 1508; S.W. Corner at 15th (Colonade Hotel); South Side West of Broad; House Nos. 1601; 1605; 1627 North Side; House Nos. 1615-1629; 1618-1622; (N.E. Corner 15th and N.E. Corner 16th - missing)   13.0 Photographs

19 2

Chestnut St. at 17th; North Side at 17th; N.E. Corner at 17th; House No. 1720-1730; at 19th; N.W. Corner at 19th; S.E. Corner at 19th (Jayne Mansion); S.W. Corner at 19th; House No. 1908-1922; N.E. Corner at 20th; S.W. Corner at 21st; House No. 3260; S.W. Corner 33rd; at 36th (Hotel Normandie); (N.W. Corner 20th and North Side at 21st - missing)   15.0 Photographs

19 3

Christian St. above Front.  Clinton St. 900 block.  Darien St. 200 block.  Delancy St. at 7th; 200 Block; between 18th & 19th.  Delaware Ave. at Spruce; at Market.  Dock St. 1 Etching Removed; at Walnut (Carlin's Washington House); at Sansom St.; at Delaware Ave.; Old Stock Exchange at 3rd   21.0 Photographs

19 4

Eighteenth St. East Side at Rittenhouse Square; House Nos. "237-247 South at Rittenhouse Square; S.W. Corner at Ranstead; N.E. Corner at Ludlow; N.E. Corner at Chestnut; House No. 225 North; N.W. Corner at Cherry; House Nos. 118-112 South; between Chestnut & Sansom.  Eighth Street. N.E. Corner at Spruce; S.E. Corner at Ranstead; West Side below Sansom.  Elfreth Alley. House No. 165 (William Bladen's Biscuit Bakery).  Fairmount Ave. North Side of 1500 Block 

19 5

Fifth St. N.W. Corner at Minor (R. Smith's Brewery); North of Chestnut (Sully & Blake Residences); at Apple Tree Alley (St. Michael's Church); at Library St. (Mercantile Library); East Side at Library St. (Philadelphia Library); North of Walnut; S.E. Corner at Sansom; House No. 224-226 South; S.W. Corner at Lombard; South of Market (Black Bear Hotel); S.E. Corner at Woods; S.W. Corner at Culbert; N.W. Corner at Commerce; N.E. Corner at Vine; S.E. Corner at Callowhill. [Count does not include duplicates.]   22.0 Photographs

20 1

Fifteenth St. House No. 253-255 North; S.W. Corner at Latimer; N.W. Corner at Locust; N.W. Corner at Pennsylvania Ave.; N.W. Corner at Ranstead; S.E. Corner at South Penn Square.  Filbert St. at West Penn Square; at City Hall Annex; House No. 1221 (Hotel Windsor) West to 13th; S.W. Corner at American St.; East from 19th St.; House No. 1229 from 13th; S.E. Corner at 13th; N.W. Corner at 13th; N.E. Corner at 13th   15.0 Photographs

20 2

Fourth St. House No. 29 South (Model Coffeehouse); House Nos. 48 & 56 North; 50 & 52 South (Keeter's Tobacco House); 221-223 South; S.W. Corner at Willings Alley; Below Vine (St. Augustine's); N.E. Corner at Vine; N.W. Corner at Arch; North to Arch; at Arch (Brown's Cheap Book Store); S.W. Corner to Chestnut 

20 3

Fourth St. Below Chestnut; Below Walnut; Between Spruce & Pine; N.W. Corner at Pine; N.W. Corner at Prune (now Locust); S.E. Corner at Spruce; Below Spruce; at Lombard; N.E. Corner at Lombard; N.W. Corner at Lombard   15.0 Photographs

20 4

Front St. Below Walnut; at Dock; N.W. Corner at Chestnut; at Carpenter; House Nos. 230 South; 242 South; 257 South; S.E. Corner at Walnut; at Washington Ave.; between Walnut & Spruce; below Lombard; between Race & Vine; near Christian   15.0 Photographs

21 1

Forty-First St. at Haverford Ave.  Germantown Ave. near Wistar.  Girard Ave. at 9th.  Green St. West of 23rd.  Jayne St. N.W. Corner at 6th.  Jenkins Court. back of House No. 21-25 North 2nd St.  Lantern Lane. between 19th & 20th St.  Latimer St. at 17th; House No. 1630 (Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames).  Library St. between 4th & 5th. 12 Photographs. 

21 2

Locust St. House Nos. 404-406 South Side; 918 (Benezet House); N.W. Corner at 9th; above 10th; House No. 1127; S.E. Corner at 12th; N.W. Corner at 12th; House Nos. 1315-1301; 1313-1315; N.W. Corner at 13th; S.E. Corner at 13th; House No. 1420-1426 (Hollingswood Public School); House Nos. 1501; 1607; 1616-1620; 1622   16.0 Photographs

21 3

Locust St. N.W. Corner at 16th; West of 16th; 16th & Sydenham; N.E. Corner at 17th; N.E. Corner at Juniper; between 17th & 18th; House No. 1804-1914 at Rittenhouse Square; House No. 2109-2031; S.E. Corner at 21st; House No. 220 South at 19th St.; S.W. Corner at 43rd.  Lombard St. at 3rd; Between 20th & 21st.  Ludlow St. at 40th. 15 Photographs. 

21 4

Market St. between Delaware Ave & North Water St.; Market St. Ferry; House No. 113 North Side; Foot of Market St. (Trolley Loop); at Front; S.W. Corner at 2nd; N.W. Corner at 2nd; at 3rd; House No. 314; at 4th; 400 block   13.0 Photographs

22 1

Market St. 500 block; at 6th South Side; N.E. Corner at 6th; East from 6th; at Marshall; 700 block South Side; S.W. Corner at 7th; House No. 727   14.0 Photographs

22 2

Market St. Between 8th & 9th; N.W. Corner at 8th; N.W. Corner at 9th; N.E. Corner at 9th; S.E. Corner at 10th; N.E. Corner at 10th; N.W. Corner at 10th; 1000 block South Side; S.E. Corner at 11th; N.W. Corner at 11th; Pennsylvania Railroad Station at 11th; 1200 block North Side (House No. 1227-1203); 1200 block North Side (before Demolition for the Convention Center, Labolito; Joseph V., photographer, 1990); S.W. Corner at 12th; at 13th; (Joseph V., photographer, 1990); at Broad; at 12th City Hall South   19.0 Photographs

22 3

Market St. at 15th (View from Broad Street Station); at 15th South Side; at 15th (Harrison Building); between 15th & 16th Sts. (both sides); West of 15th (North Side); East from 16th (South Side); at 16th North Side   10.0 Photographs

22 4

Market St. West from 16th (both sides); 16th to 17th (South Side); House No. 1730-1748; S.W. Corner at 17th; East from 17th   8.0 Photographs

23 1

Market St. West from 17th; 17th to 18th (South Side); East from 18th (South Side); West from 18th; at 18th; S.W. Corner at 18th; N.W. Corner at 19th   10.0 Photographs

23 2

Market St. at 18th North Side; 18th to 19 Sts.; East from 19th   8.0 Photographs

23 3

Market St. S.W. Corner at 19th; N.W. Corner at 19th; West from 19th; 19th to 20th Sts.; East from 20th   10.0 Photographs

23 4

Market St. West from 20th; 20th to 21st Sts.; East from 21st   12.0 Photographs

23 5

Market St. West from 21st; 21st to 22nd Sts.; S.W. Corner at 22nd; N.W. Corner at 22nd; East from 22nd; West from 22nd   11.0 Photographs

23 6

Market St. 22nd to 23rd Sts.; East from 23rd; West from 23rd; Near 58th   11.0 Photographs

23 7

Merrick. between Market & Filbert.  Merrick Row. West of City Hall.  Minor. N.W. Corner at 5th.  Mole. South of Market.  Moravian. N.W. Corner at 15th.  Nineteenth St. S.E. Corner at Arch; N.W. Corner at Ranstead; below Locust at Rittenhouse Sq.; S.W. Corner at Rittenhouse Square; House No. 208 South. 11 Photographs. 

24 1

Ninth St. S.E. Corner at Commerce; S.E. Corner at Filbert; from House No. 26 (West Side); above Chestnut (University of Pennsylvania); House Nos. 251 N. (East Side); 22 to 30 North; 9 South (Leary's Book Store); S.W. Corner at Walnut; House Nos. 228 South; 334 South; (from Penn Hospital); Italian Market   13.0 Photographs

24 2

North College Ave. Women's Medical College & Hospital.  Oxford St. S.W. Corner at 8th.  Parkway. Pergola; Washington Monument; West of 16th; view from City Hall; Overall View.  Pemberton St. West of Front.  Penn Square South at 15th. 11 Photographs. 

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Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Corner at 26th.  Pine St. South Side at 2nd; House No. 224; N.W. Corner at Smedley; between 15th & 16th at Hicks; N.E. Corner at 8th; S.W. Corner at 8th; House Nos. 1237 (Old Curiousity Shoppe); 1933-1909 (Christ Church Chapel); N.W. Corner at 20th (?).  Prune St. at 5th.  Rittenhouse Square South Side 1700 Block. 12 Photographs. 

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Race St. House No. 402-406; S.W. Corner at 5th; N.W. Corner at Franklin; East from 7th; N.E. Corner at 8th; between 9th & 10th; N.E. Corner at 12th; S.W. Corner at 12th; N.W. Corner at 13th; at 18th (Wills Eye Hospital); S.W. Corner at 19th; S.E. Corner at 19th; 900 & 1000 Block (Chinatown)   14.0 Photographs

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Roosevelt Blvd. Roosevelt Mall; Houseman Pool; Sears Tower N.E.; 800 Block; 900 Block; at 8th St.; "Remains of 800 block" circa 1990   10.0 Photographs

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Roosevelt Blvd. and Vicinity. Cottman Ave. & Frankford; Orlean's Theatre near Cottman; Cottman near State Rd.; Cottman & Torresdale; Cottman & Horrocks; Burholme Golf Course on Cottman Ave.; Cottman Ave   7.0 Photographs

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Roosevelt Blvd. and Vicinity. Summerdale Ave near Bridge; Summerdale & Hellerman; Summerdale near Cottman; Summerdale near Pratt; Summerdale near N.E. High School; Summerdale rear Cheltenham; Summerdale near Glenview; Summerdale & Kerper; Summerdale & Devereaux   10.0 Photographs

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Sansom St. House No. 909; N.E. Corner at South American St.; House No. 219-221; 219-223; 219-229; 7th to 8th (Jeweler's Row); S.E. Corner at 8th; at 10th (Herkness Bazaar); at 11th; S.E. Corner at 12th; S.W. Corner at 15th; N.W. Corner at 15th; N.W. Corner at 15th; N.E. Corner at 16th; S.E. Corner at 16th; South Side at 17th; 1700 block; N.W. Corner at 17th; S.W. Corner at 19th   19.0 Photographs

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Second St. at Chestnut; S.W. Corner at Chestnut; S.E. Corner at Chestnut; Next to Christ Church; S.W. Corner at Church St.; Below Arch; House Nos. 21-25 North; 36-42 North; North from 35; S.E. Corner at South St.; above Walnut; N.E. Corner at Union; N.W. Corner at union; S.W. Corner at Ionic; N.W. Corner at Ionic   17.0 Photographs

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Seventh St. S.E. Corner at Cypress; N.E. Corner at Chestnut; House No. 11 South; South from House No. 28; N.E. Corner at Delancey; South of Market.  Seventeenth St. at the Parkway; N.W. corner at Spruce; from House No. 336 S. N.E. Corner at Cuthbert; N.E. Corner at Moravian; S.E. Corner at Chestnut; N.E. Corner at Ludlow; S.W. Corner at Ludlow. 15 Photographs. 

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Sixteenth St. N.E. Corner at the Parkway; N.E. Corner at Arch & the Parkway; N.E. Corner at Ranstead; S.E. Corner at Ranstead; S.W. Corner at Market; S.E. Corner at Chestnut.  Sixth St. at Market; S.E. Corner at Walnut; N.W. Corner at Quarry.  Spring St. House No. 111.  Spring Garden. N.E. Corner at 8th; N.W. Corner at 16th; N.W. Corner at 17th; N.E. Corner 17th (Girl's High School; East from 22nd. [16 Photographs] 

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South St. House No. 607; Street Vendor (circa 1913 & 1982); Passyunk; at 2nd; at 13th; at Broad; at 16th; near 20th; at 25th; Abbott's Dairy (remains of)   11.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. Labolito, Joseph V. photographer. 1 unidentified; 200 block; 400 block; 700 block; 800 block; 900 block 1984   9.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. Labolito, Joseph V. photographer. 1100 block; 1200 block at Quince St.; 1300 block; at Broad; from Broad to 15th 1984   9.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. Labolito, Joseph V. photographer. 1500; 1600; 1700; 1800; 1900; 2100; 2200 blocks 1984   9.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. at Front St. to Delaware Ave.; at Front St.; at Dock St.; at Water St.; N.W. Corner at Front & Dock Sts.; N.W. Corner at Water St.; S.E. Corner at Water St.; at 3rd St.; House No. 336-336 at 4th; 334-336 (Wharton House); 338 (Hopkinson House); N.W. Corner at 4th; N.E. Corner at 4th; S.W. Corner at 3rd   16.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. N.E. Corner at 7th (Albert Barnes Memorial); N.W. Corner at 8th; N.W. Corner at 9th; 9th to 10th Sts. (South Side-Portico Row); S.W. Corner at 10th; N.E. Corner at 10th; West of 11th St.; N.E. Corner at 12th; at Watts House No. 1331; S.W. Corner at 13th; between Juniper & 13th; N.E. Corner at 13th; at Juniper   15.0 Photographs

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Spruce St. East from House No. 1426; House Nos. 1503; 1523-1527; 1511; North Side at 15th; N.E. corner at 15th; S.W. Corner at 15th; S.E. Corner at Hicks St.; North Side at 16th; N.W. Corner at 16th; S.W. Corner at 17th (10th Presbyterian Church); 1700 block; S.E. Corner at 18th; N.E. Corner at 18th (McFadden House); S.W. Corner at 20th; at 34th St. (University Hospital); S.E. Corner at 46th   18.0 Photographs

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Swanson St. N.E. Corner at Mead; West Side above Christian.  Sydenham St. House Nos. 218-220 South and surrounding area.  Tenth St. at Arch; House No. 123 North; at Marble Alley; at Chancellor; above Cherry (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy); South of Sansom (Jefferson Medical College). 11 Photographs. 

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Third St. below Walnut; South next to St. Peter's Church; West Side below Pine; West Side above Market; House No. 243 South; House No. 26-18 South; S.W. Corner at Chestnut (Mariner & Merchant Building); House No. 246-242 South; House No. 127-131 North; at Willings Alley (Willing Residence); S.W. Corner at Willings Alley; N.E. Corner at Spruce; W. Side below Arch   14.0 Photographs

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Thirteenth St. S.W. Corner at Chancellor; S.W. Corner at Drury.  Twelfth St. N.W. Corner at Clover; below Market-above Chestnut-West of Chestnut (Views of Friend's Meetinghouse).  Twentieth St. N.W. Corner at Cherry; S.W. Corner at Winter; N.W. Corner at Ranstead.  Twenty-First St. S.W. Corner at Winter St.; N.E. Corner at Race St.; S.E. Corner at Summer.  Twenty-Second. House No. 107 South.  Twenty-Ninth St. North from Goldleck St. [14 Photographs] 

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Twenty-Fifth St. Scrapbook - Various views of Callowhill; Hamilton; Biddle; Spring Garden; Brandywine; Green; Pennsylvania Ave.; Taylor   14.0 Photographs

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Vine St. N.E. Corner at Randolph; House No. 1809-1813; Views of Route 676 under construction circa 1988   9.0 Photographs

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Walnut St. N.E. Corner at Front; N.E. Corner at Hancock; North Side near 3rd; North Side West of 3rd; South Side above 3rd; below 3rd (Farquhar Building); North Side of 300 block; North Side at 4th; S.W. Corner at 4th; N.W Corner at 4th; South Side above 4th; House Nos. 424, 435 (Franklin Building); 407-417; 419-413; 421-415   18.0 Photographs

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Walnut St. 500 block; N.E. Corner at 5th; S.W. Corner at 5th; N.W. Corner at 6th; at 6th (Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.); S.E. Corner at 6th; North Side of 700 block; at 7th (Washington Square - Curtis Building); N.E. Corner at 7th ; S.W. Corner at 7th (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society); S.W. Corner at Darien; House No. 817 (Casino Theatre); North Side from House No. 925; West from House No. 921; S.E. Corner at 9th; N.W. Corner at 10th (Jefferson Medical College); House No. 1017-1031; 1026 (Formerly Pen & Pencil Club); S.E. Corner at 11th   20.0 Photographs

28 2

Walnut St. S.E. Corner at Juniper (Meigs Residence); West from Juniper; House No. 1219 (Pepper Residence); N.W. Corner at 12th; House No. 1340 (Ida Cushman Residence, mostly interior views); above 13th; South Side at 13th; Near Broad House No 1421; House No. 1421-1429; 1400 block; Near Broad   41.0 Photographs

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Walnut St. House No. 1500; 1505-1507-1509; 1508-1510 (University Club); 1517-1515-1513; East from 1519; 1518 (S.E. Corner at 16th); 1520 (Whelan House); S.W. Corner at 15th; S.E. Corner at 15th; N.W. Corner at 16th; N.E. Corner at 17th; House Nos. 1606-1622; 1607; West from 1617; 1616-1620 (Acorn Club); 1618-1622; 1619-1621; 1624-1628; 1621-1631   21.0 Photographs

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Walnut St. 1600 block; N.W. Corner at 16th (or 18th?); House No. 1714-1720 (Historical information on 1716; South Side of 1700 block; North Side of 1700 block (House No. 1707-1709-1711-1713); East from House No. 1714; West from House No. 1713; N.W. Corner at 17th; House No. 1722 & S.E. Corner at 18th; looking East from House No. 1807 (including 1811 Rittenhouse Club); looking West from 18th; 1800 block; N.W. Corner at 19th; at 19th. [Count does not include duplicates.] 17 Photographs.   17.0 Photographs

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Walnut St. House No. 2000 (home of Arthur H. Lea); N.W. Corner at 20th; N.W. Corner at 21st; S.E. Corner at 22nd (former residence of George W. Childs); North Side at 23rd; N.W. Corner at 23rd (Wanamaker Institute); S.W. Corner at 40th; from 43rd.  Water St. at Summer looking North. (below Arch - Oversize - Box 30 Folder 3.)  Wood St. N.E. Corner at 6th; House No. 602.  Woodlawn Ave. N.E. Corner at 34th.  York Rd. South to Callowhill   12.0 Photographs

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Miscellaneous. Camps & Headquarters: Philadelphia Colored Troops; Brandywine. Carpenter's Hall. Centennials: Centennial International Exhibition (1876)   8.0 Photographs

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Miscellaneous. Centennials: Constitutional Centennial 1887   10.0 Photographs

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Oversize. Arch St.: 6th to 7th; North Side. Bridges: Wire Bridge at Fairmount 

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Oversize. Churches: St. Michael's Lutheran Church. City Hall 

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Oversize. Clubs & Societies: The Union League. Hospitals: Saterlee USA General. Philadelphia Panoramas: East to West. Stores & Factories: J.G. Brill & Co. Streets: Water St. below Arch 

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Other photographs and publications circa 1897-circa 1830 


Lantern slides 


Books and magazine 


"Change in Street Names, 1897-1930"

Souvenir Album of the R. W. Grand Lodge of F. and A. M. of Pennsylvania (1926)

History of the Parish of the Holy Apostles, 1868-1918

Real Estate Magazine, February 1930


Photographic prints of drawings by Frank H. Taylor (Alphabetical subjects) 


Photographic prints of drawings by Frank H. Taylor (Alphabetical streets) 


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