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elevated line construction.jpg
This is the first single column of the Frankford Elevated Line on Frankford Avenue at Bent #520. It is north of Church Street Looking south.

This is a photo of the intersection of 9th and Montrose Streets, where Philadelphia's Italian Market is still located. In the photo, some stands can be seen. In the 1900s, Italian Americans had a huge influence in this area of Philadelphia, and the…

A photo of Giordano's, a business established in 1921 located at the corner of 9th and Washington Avenue in Philadelphia's Italian Market. The Italian Market was the center of Italian American life in Philadelphia.

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View of South Street by way of Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA.

This photograph features a trolley car on the intersection of 5th and Arch Streets, as a police officer directs traffic. Philadelphia had one of the nation’s largest trolley systems, which enabled people without cars to travel inexpensively almost…

South Street Looking East from Broad Street adjusted.jpg
This is a photograph of Broad Street and South Street looking east from Broad Street.

South Street.jpg
A photo of South Street, Philadelphia looking east from 11th street

Storefront photograph of the Horn & Hardart restaurant at 1429 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Hutchinson Business.jpg
This photo shows the small business, a retail grocery and luncheonette, that was owned by Fannie Hutchinson.

Polite Temple Baptist Church, in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia at 38 E. Price St. where narrator Lillie McKnight attended and was named "Mother of the Church."

Electric sign extending from the Galen Drug Store located at South 15th Street and Market Street. Showing the location and what was offered to the people on that block.

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A photograph of Hahnemann Hospital 222-236 North Broad Street

A view of the rail condition at 82nd Street and Eastwick Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Adult African Americans attending night school at a West Philadelphia junior high, at North 48th Street And Fairmount.

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A view of Market Street, Philadelphia, in which the Fox Theatre is clearly visible.

27th and South St 1935.jpg
A street view photograph of the intersection of 27th and South Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Newton's Coal Yard, where many migrants from the South worked, was located at this intersection in the early 1900s.

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Intersection of Grays Ferry Avenue, 28th and Federal Streets.

South Street at 22nd Street looking West, the neighborhood in which many African-American migrants settled and the center of Black entertainment in South Philadelphia.

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Commercial district in Philadelphia, looking southeast along northeast side of Ridge Ave.
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