Glimpses of Industrial Philadelphia under its Ever-Present Canopy of Smoke and Steam

Title

Glimpses of Industrial Philadelphia under its Ever-Present Canopy of Smoke and Steam

Subject

Philadelphia, Evening Ledger, Kensington, Third Street, Lehigh Avenue, Reading Tracks, People's Trust Building, Pennsylvania Railroad, Spring Garden Street Bridge, Midvale Steel Works, Nicetown.

Description

An article from the Evening Ledger newspaper on Valentine's Day, 1916 shows a collage of industrialized Philadelphia, particularly the Kensington textile manufacturing district, the Reading and Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, and the Midvale Steel Plant in Nicetown.

Creator

Evening Public Ledger

Source

Penn State University Libraries/Evening Public Ledger Archives/Library of Congress

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

February 14, 1916

Contributor

Richard Fontanet

Format

JPG

Type

Still image

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

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Citation

Evening Public Ledger, “Glimpses of Industrial Philadelphia under its Ever-Present Canopy of Smoke and Steam,” Goin' North, accessed December 4, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/198.