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This image captures the early playground equipment in Seger Park following the block's demolition and the erection of the recreation center.

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This is a photograph of Broad Street and South Street looking east from Broad Street.

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This is a photo of 1245 South Street, around 1244 South Street, a site recorded in Moore's 1921 Vice Investigations.

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In 1921, Mayor J. Hampton Moore hired private vice investigators to observe and report on criminal activity in the Seventh ward.

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On this was once of a boarding house run by a Miss Della, a location recorded in Mayor Moore's 1921 vice reports.

J. Hampton Moore was mayor of Philadelphia from 1920-1923. During his tenure as mayor, Moore worked to clean up the streets of Philadelphia.

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C. D. B. King, President of the Republic of Liberia, visited Philadelphia in May, 1921. King was honored at a luncheon hosted at the Hotel Dale, one of very few African American owned and operated hotels in Philadelphia. King chose to stay at theā€¦
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