PA State Archives Hours, Directions, & Fees Research Topics Finding Aids for Collections Land Records

 

 

 


Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Bureau of Archives and History
Pennsylvania State Archives


RG-13

Records of the PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL AND MUSEUM COMMISSION

Container Listings


{series #13.108.15}

RG-13

Records of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Pennsylvania Historical Commission, 1913-1945
Working Files of the Works Progress Administration’s Pennsylvania Historical Survey, [ca. 1935-1950]
Records of the Pennsylvania Writers, American Guide Series, 1935-1941 (27 cartons, 1 box)



JOB 11: PENNSYLVANIA: A GUIDE TO THE KEYSTONE STATE, INCLUDING PHOTOGRAPHS OF STRUCTURES, INDUSTRIES, PARKS AND SCENIC VIEWS FOR EACH COUNTY, 1940.
(4 cartons)

13-0878 carton 3

Pennsylvania: A Guide to the Keystone State, 660 pages
Sketches: Chapter Headings - "Transportation," pen and ink, (4 x 8 1/2); "Tour 8," pen and ink (8 x 8). (2 items)
Field Notes, 1939-1940 (1 folder)

Photographs:

Adams County

Churches: Jesuit Mission, Wite Swan Monument, January 1938; St. Ignatious Mission, January, 1938 ( 8 x 10)
Gettysburg National Cemetery: Panoramic View of Battlefield, undated; Encampment, 1938; Eternal Light Peace Memorial, undated; Confederate Avenue, undated; Cannon on Confederate Avenue (2), undated; General Meade Statue and Headquarters, (3), undated; High Water Mark of the Confederacy, undated; John Burns Statue, undated; Lee Museum, January 1938; Lincoln Memorial, No. 5, undated; Little Round Top Taken After the Battle, undated; Major General John Fulton Reynolds (3), undated; Major General Henry Warner Slocum, No. 10, undated; Memorial and Graves of Union Officers and Soldiers (3), undated; Memorial Shaft Where Lincoln Made Hiss Address, undated; Observation Tower, No. 2-3, undated; Pennsylvania Memorial, (2), undated; Reunion of the Blue and the Gray, 75th Anniversary, July 1-4, 1938. (8 x 10)
Wild Life and Scenery: Apple Blossoms (2), undated; State Game Refuge Sign, undated; Riffed Grouse, Wild Turkeys, White Pine Trees (6), undated. (8 x 10)

Allegheny County

Pittsburgh: General View (15), undated. (8 x 10), Barges (11), undated; Bridges (25), 1938; Buildings (7), 1938; Tunnels, (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Heinz, Carnegie-Illinois Steel, Jones and Laughlin, Westinghouse, Steel Workers (42) , undated. (8 x 10)
Parks: Allegheny National Forest, Schenley Park (12), undated. (8 x 10)
University of Pittsburgh (11), undated. (8 x 10)

Beaver County
Harmony Society (23), 1938; Steel Plants, Housing Conditions (10), undated. (8 x 10)

Bedford County
Historic Houses, Monuments, and Views (16), undated. (8 x 10)

Berks County
Agriculture (15), undated; Bridges (8), undated; Churches (15), undated; Fire Companies, Reading (4), undated; Historic Houses (26), undated; Industry (3), undated; Monuments (6), 1938; Parks (17), undated; Public Buildings (22), undated; Schools (12), 1938; Views (27), undated; Youth Hostel Sites and Horse Shoe Trail (4), undated; Daniel Boone Statue (1), 1938; Mural by Judson Smith, Kutztown, P.O.m undated. (8 x 10)

Blair County
Old Charcoal Furnace, Altoona (4), undated; Public Buildings (22), 1938. (8 x 10)

Bradford County
Museum (Interior), Towanda, undated; French Asylum (11), 1937. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Sullivan Expedition, Moravian Village, undated. (8 x 10)
Scenic: Wyalusing Rocks (4), undated. (8 x 10)

Butler County
Slippery Rock State College, undated; Street Scene, Court House, Oil Derrick (4), undated. (8 x 10)

Cambria County
Johnstown: Industry (11), undated; Floods, 1889, 1936 (39), undated; Views (11), undated. (8 x 10)

Centre County
Fish Hatchery (4), undated; Sawmill (2), undated; Pennsylvania State College (20), undated, Views: Bellefonte Academy, Penn's Cave, Bigler's Rocks (9), undated. (8 x 10)

Chester County
Agriculture (4), undated; Brinton Bridge (2), undated; Historic Buildings (2), undated; Industry (3), undated; Longwood Gardens (2), 1937; Valley Forge (42), 1937-1938; Youth Hostel Sites - Horse Shoe Trail (4), undated. (8 x 10)

Clarion County
Cook State Forest (3), undated; Views (2), undated. (8 x 10)

Clearfield County
Elliott State Park: Cabins, undated; Di Bois Senior High School, undated; State Forest Tree Nursery (2), undated; Stump Fence, undated. (8 x 10)

Clinton County
Agriculture: Tobacco Growing (6), undated; Buildings and Monuments (7), undated; Flood at Lock Haven in 1918 (3), undated; Historic Houses (3), undated; Lock Haven: Bridges, Aerial View, Jetts, State Teachers' College, Curbstone Market, Ross Library, 1936 Folld, Hospital, Airport, Fort Reed Marker (23), undated; Renovo (2), undated; Views: Rural Mail Carrier, Tiadaghton Elm, Bucktail State Park, Bridge, Wildlife (21), undated. (8 x 10)

13-0879 carton 4

Columbia County
Bloomsburg: Main Street, Fair Grounds, Hospital (6), undated; Monuments (5), undated. (8 x 10)

Cumberland County
Churches, undated; Molly Pitcher Memorial (2), undated; Street Scene (4), undated; Farm Scenes, Dickenson College, Carlisle Indian School Barracks (10), undated. (8 x 10)

Dauphin County
Agriculture (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Harrisburg Farm Show and Arena, Mosque, Penn Harris Hotel, Italian Lake, Governor's Mansion, State Museum, State Street, Finance Building (18), undated, (8 x 10)
Hershey: Hotel, Mansion, Greiner House (1856), Community Building, Factory, Department Store, Indian Museum Theater, Sports Arena, etc.(25), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Paxton Church, Fort Hunter (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Indiantown Gap: Encampment, Common, Aeroplanes, Equipment (12), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Coal Mine Near Lykens, undated.
State Capital: Pylons, Front, Aerial, Statue of Lincoln, Museum (9), undated. (8 x 10)
Susquehanna River: Coal Fleet, 1936 Flood, Rockville Bridge, Sunset (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Appalachian (Horse Shoe Trail), Countryside From Peter's Mountain (7), undated (8 x 10)

Delaware County
Bridge (Covered) on Smith Road, undated. (8 x 10)
Churches: Brandywine Baptist, Friends Meeting, 4th and Arch, Old Swedes, St. David's (4), 1938. (8 x 10)
Corinthian Yacht Club (Swedes' First Settlement), Essington, Club House, March 1938. (7) (8 x 10)
Hedgerow Theatre, Moylan (5), 1937. (8 x 10)
Housing (6), 1938, 1941. (8 x 10)
Historic Buildings: Old Court House, John Marton's House and Grave, Glen Riddle Mill House, Robinson's House and Block House, Printz Monument, Blue Bell Tavern, Cobb's Creek, Swarthmore Village, Sproul Observatory (33), 1938. (8 x 10)
Industry: Ship Building, Oil Refinancing (17), 1938. (8 x 10)
Public Buildings: Court House, Post Office, Chester (8), 1937-1938. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Governor Johan Printz, 1938. (8 x 10)

Erie County
Agriculture: Vinyards, Orchards, Cattle (9), 1938. (8 x 10)
Battleships: Niagara, S.S. Wolverine (5), 1938. (8 x 10)
Churches: St. Paul's Episcopal, Russian Orthodox, Church of Covenant, Temple Anshe Hesed, St. Luke's Evangelical (6), 1938. (8 x 10)
Historic: Wayne Blockhouse, Covered Bridge in Conneaut Township, Customs House, Fort Le Boeuf, Fort Presque Isle, Burial at 28th and Elm Streets, Eric Moorhead House, Perry House, Reed Mansion (19), 1938. (8 x 10)
Industry: Griswold Manufacturing Company, Lumbering, Erie Casket Company, Erie City Iron Works, Gloecker Manufacturing Company, Burke Electrical Company, Zuck and Sons Greenhouses, Ore Dock, Odin Stove Manufacturing Company (15), 1938. (8 x 10)
Lake Erie: Boat House, Public Dock, Fishing in Winter, Sea Gulls, Lake Pike, Coast Guard Station, Erie Water Works, Beach Scenes, Winter Scenes, (17), 1938. (8 x 10)
Light House, Presque Isle (6), 1938. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Gridley, Soldiers and Sailors, Perry (3), 1938. (8 x 10)
Portraits: General William Irvine, Andrew Ellicott, General Anthony Wayne (5), 1938. (8 x 10)
Presque Isle: Peninsula State Park, Recreation on Lake, Wild Mallard Ducks, Winter and Summer Scenes (22), 1938. (8 x 10)
Public Buildings: Waterford Academy, Villa Maria College, Playhouse, Hospital, Glenwood Zoo, City Hall, Public Library, Soldiers' amd Sailors' Home, Erie Trust Building, Courthouse, St. Mary's College, Strong-Vincent High School, Mercyhurst College (16), 1938. (8 x 10)
Shipping: Fishing Boats, "Winter Fleet" (5), 1938. (8 x 10)
Views: Perry Square, Willow Trees on the Point, Wintergreen Cemetery Pond, Sleighing, Wintergreen Gorge (9), 1938. (8 x 10)

Fayette County
Fort Necessity, Hunting, Courthouse, Ohiopyle Falls, Gallatin's Home, Friendly Hill, Braddock's Grave (12), undated. (8 x 10)

Forest County
Cook State Forest Park, Indian Spring, Rustic Bridge (5), undated. (7 x 5)

Franklin County
Public Buildings: Penn Hall School for Girls, Chambersburg, Mercersburg Academy, Mont Alto Sanatorium, John Brown's Headquarters (23), undated. (7 x 5)
Views:uchanan State Park, Michaux State Forest, Little Cove Creek, Farmland, Kittatinny Tunnel, Caledonia State Park (14), 1938-1939. (8 x 10)

Fulton County
Sideling Hill Public Camp, Tunnel, Lincoln Highway, Court House, Dam (5), undated. (8 x 10)

Greene County
Oil Wells, undated. (8 x 10)

Huntingdon County
Missing

Indiana County
State Teachers' College, Armagh Scene (2), undated. (8 x 10)

Jefferson County
Dam on Clear Creek, Public Camp (2), undated. (7 x 5)

Juniata County
Pennsylvania State Wild Turkey Farm, Honey Grove, Red Brick Schoolhouse, Mifflintown (10), undated. (8 x 10)

Lackawanna County
Churches: Polish Roman Catholic, Dickson City, John Raymond Memorial Universalist (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Collieries (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic Houses: Asa Cobb House, Jerry Capwell House at La Plume (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Housing: Mine Cave-in (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Museum: Fine Arts Museum in Scranton (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Public Buildings: Masonic Temple, City Hall, Railroad Station, Armory, Public Library in Scranton (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Public Lake in Scranton (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Schools: Central High School, Inter. Correspondence School, Scranton School District (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Scranton: Airport, Street Scenes, Skyline, Colonial Residence, Von Storch Colliery (11), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Slocum Memorial, Statue of John Mitchell, Pionier Pennsylvania Coal Company Gravity Railroad Car, Glacial Pot Hole, Archbald, Scranton (7), undated. (8 x 10)

Lancaster County
Agriculture: Farming, Rural Scenes, Inion Stockyards, Tobacco Growing and Shed, Barns, Stacked Wheat (17), undated. (8 x 10)
Amish: Children at Play and Eating Lunch, Adults in Buggies, Farm Scene (14), undated. (8 x 10)
Churches: Donegal Presbyterian, Mennonite near Blue Ball (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Ephrata Cloister: Buildings, Graveyard, Interiors, Mill (18), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Muskets, Barbara Fritchies' Birthplace, Map of 1910, Edward Hand House, Court House Replica, Lancaster Liberty Bell Enroute to the Susquehanna River, 1745-1926, Lancaster City Standard, Poole Forge, Conestoga Wagon (14), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Saw Mill, Hamilton Watch Company, Armstrong Linoleum Plant (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Lancaster City: Monuments, Franklin and Marshall College, Court House, Street Scenes, City Hall (16) undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Swimming Hole, Youth Hostel at Bowmansville (3), undated. (7 x 5)
Tombstone Inscriptions (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Bowmansville, Gap Clock, Bridges, Horse Shoe Trail, Rural Scenes, James Wright House in Columbia (22), 1938. (8 x 10)

Lawrence County
Churches, Court House, Scottish Rite Temple, Covered Bridge, Slippery Rock Creek (7), undated. (8 x 10)

Lebanon County
Barn near Annville, undated. (8 x 10)
Cornwall Furnace: Casting Shed, Court House, Bridge over Swatara Creek (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic Sites: Zeller House Doorway, Oldest Tunnel, Millbach House (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Quentin Riding Club (overnight stop on the Horse Shoe Trail), Hunting, Boating at Mt. Gretna (Horse Shoe Trail), Fire Tower on Trail (10), undated. (8 x 10)

Lehigh County
Agriculture: Barn with Hex Signs, Lehigh Valley Farmers' Market, Peach Blossoms (5), 1937-1938. (8 x 10)
Allentown: Street Scenes, American Hotel, Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Airport, Hamilton Street Bridge, Rose Garden and Art Gallery, Trout Hall (14), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Steckel Manor House at Egypt, Archives Building at Moravian College (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Textile Mill, Trexler Trout Hatchery, Moser Nursery (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Dorney Park, Allentown Hikers Club (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Salem Union Church, Whitehall Township High School, Lehigh Parkway, Trexler Memorial Park (11), undated. (8 x 10)

Luzerne County
"Concrete City" : Views of Homes, Mothers of Men Who Died in World War I (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Forty Fort: Town Hall, Quaker Meeting House, Joseph Elliot Monument (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Loading Coal Car and Anthracite Mine (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Monument: Wyoming Massacre (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Lake at Bear Creek, U.S. 309, Cease Mill Road, Kitchens Creek Falls, Wrights Creet (13), undated. (8 x 10)
Wilkes Barre: Historical Society, Skyline, Temple, Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center (10), undated. (8 x 10)

19-0880 carton 5

Lycoming County

Agriculture: Two-Horse Planter at Muncy (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Fort Muncy: Model of Fort, Oldest House in Muncy, Brock Manor, Marher, Historical Society (14), undated.
Historic: Mary Stairs House at Pennsdale, Oldest Lutheran Church, Shaffer's Path Tower, Quaker Meeting House (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Goose Island, Cedar Pines (4), undated. (5 x 7)
Views: Pine Creek Gorge, Susquehanna Trail, Loyalsock Creek, Coudersport Pike, Bal Eagle Mountain, Lycoming Creek, Devil's Chimney (37), 1937. (8 x 10)
Williamsport
1936 Flood (2), 1936 (5 x 7)
Industry: Polishing Furniture in a Mill (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Massacre of White Settlers by Indians in 1778 (1), undated.
Public Buildings: The James V. Brown Library, Lycoming Hotel, Williamsport Dickenson Seminary and Junior College, High School and Gymnasium, Wyca, Hospital, Court House, (8), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Williamsport, 1854, ca. 1938 (2), undated. (8 x 10)

McKean County
Recreation: Skiing Neat Kane (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Roosevelt Highway, Buffalo and Pittsburgh Highway near Kane (3), undated. (8 x 10)

Mercer County
Monuments: Tomb of J. Summerfield Staples (substitute for Abraham Lincoln), Conrad Kresge and Family (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Public Buildings: Jacob Stroud Home, Court House (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Bach Hill Falls, Delaware Water Gap, Laurel Blossom Time Queen, Dogwood Blossoms, Native Deer, Pocono Mountains, Gouldsboro, Paradise Falls, Cherry Valley, Swiftwater Creek, Winona Falls, Ressica Falls, McMichaels Falls, General Views (64), 1937. (8 x 10)

Montgomery County
Bryn Athyn Cathedral (12), 1937. (8 x 10)
Chirches and Cemeteries: Friends Meeting Houses of Abington, Radner, and Horsham; Orthodox Friends Meeting House; Muhlinberg Church; Christ Church; Goshenhoppen Reformed Church; Hill Presbyterian Church; and Augustus Lutheran Church near Trappe (12), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Governor Keith House at Graeme Park; Penn's House, Gulph Mills; Stone Barn, Harriton House, Spring House; Pottsgrove Mansion, William Penn Hotel, Gwynedd, Blue Bell Inn, Beach Hotel, Old Forge Inn, King of Prussia, General Wayne Inn (23), 1937. (8 x 10)
Industry: Dochler Die Company, Mack Truck Company (9), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Upper Perkiomen Park, Merion Golf Course (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Schools and Colleges: Penn Charter School, Bryn Maur College, Ursinus College, St. Charles Seminary (26), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Dogwood, Onochanging Rocks near King of Prussia, Valley Forge Covered Bridge, Lower Merion (11), undated. (8 x 10)

Montour County
Geisinger Memorial Hospital, Log House at Cherryville, Danville State Hospital, Slovak Girls Academy (4), undated. (8 x 10)

Northampton County

Bethlehem
Bethlehem Steel Company *), 1937. (8 x 10)
Bridges: Hill to Hill Bridge (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Colleges and Schools: Liberty High School, Lehigh College Chapel (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Simon Ross and Company, Oldest Drug Store in the United States (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Interior of Roller-Smith Plant (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Grave of Unknown Revolutionary Soldier (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Moravian: Roll House, Free Library and Moravian Burial Ground, Church Entrance, Gemeinhaus, Sisters' House (16), 1937. (8 x 10)
Views: St. Luke's Hospital, Schnitz House, D.A.R. House, Street Scenes, Aerial View, Sun Inn, Old Indian Trail House, Stone Barn (14), 1937. (8 x 10)
Easton
Bridges on Lehigh and Delaware Rivers (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Churches: Third Street German Reformed, undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Northampton County Historical Society Interior, Taylor House, Court House (9), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Railroad Rards, Lehigh Foundries, Inc. (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Soldiers and Sailors, undated. (8 x 10)
Schools and Colleges: First School House in Easton, Easton High School, Lafayette College (14), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Bushkill Creek, Downtown Easton, Lehigh River, Park Along River (10), undated. (8 x 10)
Nazareth
Whitefield House Museum: Interior and Exterior Views, Moravian Tile Form Store, "Oldest Pipe Organ in America" (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Swimming, Sleighing, Bathing Beach, Fishing (6), undated. (8 x 10)
State: Fence Posts, Chapman's Quarry, State Industry Portland (4), 1937. (8 x 10)
Views: Log House, Huff's Church, Union Boulevard, Disposal Plant, "Where Jordan Starts," Outdoor Theater Built by WPA, Lost Cave near Hillertown, Canal Lock, Lehigh Canal (17), 1937. (8 x 10)

Northumberland County
Bridges on Susquehanna River at Sunbury (3), 1938. (8 x 10)
Historic: Shikillamy Profile, Joseph Priestley House (6), 1938. (8 x 10)
Industry: Mining, Barge on River (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Fort Augusta, Sullivan Trail Marker, Captain John Brady (8), 1938. (8 x 10)
Schools and Colleges: Sodom Schoolhouse (2), undated. (8 x 10)
View: Eastern Orthodox Churches with Onion Shaped Domes at Mt. Carmel, undated. (8 x 10)

Philadelphia

Academy of Music (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Academy of Natural Sciences: Wildlife (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Airport Building (4), undated. (8 x 10)
American Philosophical Society Facade, Jefferson's Chair, David Rittenhouse Telescope (7), undated.
Apartment Houses: Aldin Park, Rittenhouse (4), Juli 28, ----. (8 x 10)
Aquarium: Outdoor (8), undated. (8 x 10)
Banks: Bank of North America (5), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (6), Girard Bank (20), National Surety Corporation (6), Philadelphia Saving Bank (3), American Bank and Trust Company (3), Market Street National Bank (1), Integrity Trust (1), P.S.F.S. Building (6), Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (1), Bourse (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Botanical Gardens: Kilmer Botanical Gardens, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Bartram's Gardens, Hemlock Gardens, Aubry Arbiretum, Shakespearean Garden of the University of Pennsylvania, Glendenning Memorial (46), 1939. (8 x 10)

13-0881 carton 6

Bridges: Henry Avenue, University Avenue, Schuylkill River at Market Street, Delaware River Bridge, Walnut Street Bridge (29), 1937. (8 x 10)
Broadcasting: WCAU Interior, Vertical Antenna (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Buildings: Lulu Temple (2); Boy Scout Headquarters (5), YWCA (1), Pennsylvania Institute for the Blind (1), Board of Education (12), Convention Hall (8), Union Club (2), Shot Tower (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Cemeteries: Chinese Graveyard (1), Old Swedes' Church (4), Mikbeh Israel (4), Christ Church (3), Pennypack Baptist Church (5), Woodland (2), Upper Burial Ground (1), Franklin's Grave (2), 1937. (8 x 10)
China Town: Far East and Peking Restaurants (5), 1939. (8 x 10)
Churches: Christ Church (8), 1st Presbyterian (2), Fourth Church of Crist Scientist (1), Friends Meedings (12), Germantown Unitarian (2), Gloria Dei Old Swedes (21), Church of the Holy Child (2), Germantown Mennonite (2), Pennypack Baptist (3), Presbyterian at 4th and Pine St. (1), St. Augustine (1), St. George at 8th and Spruce (1), St. George Methodist Episcopal at 4th and Race (7), St. James (1), St. Joseph's (5), St. Mark's (1), St. Michaels and Zions (3), St. Paul's (2), St. Peter's (3), SS. Peter and Paul's Cathedral (4), unidentified, undated. (8 x 10)
City Hall: William Penn Statue, Night View, Tower, Corridors (28), undated. (8 x 10)
City Planning: Models for Improved Center City (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Clubs: Union League, Germantown Cricket Club (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Custom House: Aerial Views, Dome, Lobby, Stairway, Old Custom House (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Fort Mifflin: Exterior, Gateway (8), undated.(8 x 10)
Franklin Institute: Facade, Fels Planetarium, Night View (14), 1937. (8 x 10)
Historic Buildings
Carpenter's Hall (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Congress Hall (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Independence Hall: Liberty Bell, South Entrance, Interior, Tower, 1776, Aerial View (20), 1937. (8 x 10)
Germantown Houses
Benjamin Chew House (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Grumblethorpe (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Morris-Perot House Facade and Detail of Doorway (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Stenton facade (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Wyck facade (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Philadelphia Houses
Bartram House: Facade, Gardens, Rear amd Side Views (16), 1937-1939. (8 x 10)
Betsy Ross House Before and After Renovation (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Joseph Bonaparte House at 260 S. 9th Street (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Loudoun Mansion: End of Porch (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Morris House on 8th Street: Front View (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Powel House facade (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Shippen-Wister House at Locust Street and Germantown Avenue (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Letitia Penn House in Fairmount Park (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Wynnestay House at 52nd and Woodbine (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Historic Paintings: Ceasar Rodney Arriving at Independence Hall, Betsy Ross by Gerome (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Historical Societies
Frankford: Exhibition Rooms, Secretary's Office, Director's Room (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania: William Penn Engraving, Mason-Dixon Boundary Stone, Common Sense by Thomas Paine (8), undated. (8 x 10)
Homes and Asylums: U.S. Naval Home, Forrest Home (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Hospitals: Preston Retreat (3), Temple (11), Osteopathic (2), Shriners (3), Wills (3), Pennsylvania (2), 1939. (8 x 10)
Housing: Carl Mackley Houses, Juniata Park, Row Houses, Hill Creek, Slums, Modern (74), 1938. (8 x 10)
Industry: Pennsylvania Sugar Company (3), Budd Plant (1), J.G. Brill Company (9), PRT Company (10), Lanston Monotype Company (4), Stetson Hat Company (3), Philadelphia Storage Battery Company (3), Sharpe and Dohme (2), La France Industries (6), 1937. (8 x 10)
Insurance Companies: Philadelphia Contributionship, Provident Insurance Company (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Libraries: Widener Free Library, Ridgeway, Parkway, Free Library, Athenaeum (15), undated. (8 x 10)
Ma : J. Krider-Gunmaher, "Wm. Penn lived in clapboard cottage," Declaration of Independence was First Printed, (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Markets: Curb, Dock Street, Old 2nd Street Market (17), 1938. (8 x 10)
Merchant's Exchange Tower (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Orestes Philades (1), Catholic Fountain, North Concourse (4), Gateway to Fairmount Park (9), World War I Negro Soldier's Monument (1), Glendenning Memorial (1), Religious Liberty (2), Pylon on North Side of the Parkway (3), 75 White Men Who Volunteered at Lincoln's Call (1), Ellis Post #6, GAR, Civil War (Smith) Memorial (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Mummers Parade (9), 1940. (8 x 10)
Municipal Building, Germantown (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Municipal Stadium (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Museums
Commercial Museum, facade (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Parkway (26), 1940. (8 x 10)
Interiors: Art Museum, Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Rodin Museum, Parkway, Exterior (15), undated. (8 x 10)
Swedish American Museum, Tinicum Island Artifacts (5), 1938. (8 x 10)
Music
Robin Hood Dell, Fairmount Park (2), 1937. (8 x 10)
Schools: Curtis Institute, Settlement Music School (6), 1937. (8 x 10)
Navy Yard: World War I Ships at Anchor, Aerial Views, U.S.S. Olympia (11), 1937. (8 x 10)
Negro: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, "(S)econd National Negro Congress, October 15," Slums, Marian Anderson, Henry O. Tanner, Monument - "Freedom to the Slave . . .," "Colored Doctor and Nurses (23), 1938. (8 x 10)
Parks
Cobbs Creek: Club House, Golf Links, Sellers Field (8), 1937. (8 x 10)
Fairmount: Tennis Courts (3), Lincoln Highway on Laurel Hill (1), Natural Stone Tunnel (2), Aerial View (2), Pagoda (1), Rock Garden (7), Horticultural Hall (6), Grant's Cabin (2), Cedar Grove House (1), Belmont Mansion, Lemon Hill (2), William Penn (Letitia Street) House (8), Mt. Pleasant (5), Solitare House (2), Strawberry Mansion (2), Sweet Brier Mansion (3), Thomas Moore House (3), Memorial Hall (15), Wissahicken Valley (14), Hinzey House (2), Rittenhouse Mill (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
League Island: Creek, Bridge, Waterfall (21), 1937. (8 x 10)
Poe House: Interior (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Portraits and Busts: Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, George Mason, Dr. Solomon Solis Cohen, George Washington, Governor Packer, William Penn, Famous Philadelphia Athletes (26), undated. (8 x 10)
Post Office, Market and 30th Street, Flying Air Mail (7), 1939. (8 x 10)
Prisons: Eastern State Penitentiary (9), 1937-1938. (8 x 10)
Public Utilities: Philadelphia Electric Company (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Publishing Companies: Curtis Publishing, Exterior, Presses (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Radio Station KYW: Exterior, Interior, Music Library, "Sound Track," Master Control Desk, Tip Hatters Orchestra, Studio B, Audition Room, Winners of Hindenburg Disaster, 6/27/1938 (28), undated. (8 x 10)
RailroadStations: North Broad Street Station, Reading Terminal, 30th Street Station, Aerial View (10), undated. (8 x 10)

13-0882 carton 1

Recreation: Baseball - Shibe Park, Phillies; Boating - Boat House Row, Boat Racing, Pennsylvania A.C. Club House, YWCA, Cricket Club of Germantown, 1937-1938. (8 x 10)
Restaurants: Far East, Tommy Loughran's, Horn and Hardart, Kugler's (5), 1938. (8 x 10)
Rivers: Schuylkill, Schuylkill Navigation Company Canal Locks (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Schools and Colleges
Alien and Adult Education (WPA): Germantown Settlement, St. Agnes School, Fairmount Avenue (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Central High School: Facade, Observatory (5), 1937. (8 x 10)
Frankford High School: WPA Work in Reconditioning the Stadium (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Friends School: Log Cabin, 16th and Race Streets (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Germantown Academy: Stairway, Tower, Facade, Dungeon (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Girard College: New Chapel, Founder's Hall, Junior School, Bankers' Hall, New Library, High School and Administration Building, Sarcophagus of Girard (12), undated. (8 x 10)
Medical: Temple, Jefferson, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Hahnemann College (5), 1937. (8 x 10)
Military: First Troop, Philadelphia City Cavalrym Schuylkill Arsenal (3), 1937. (8 x 10)
Penn Charter School: Facade (8), undated. (8 x 10)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Facade, Sculpture Room (7), undated. (8 x 10)
Pennsylvania Institute of the Blind: Facade (6), undated. (8 x 10)
Pennsylvanis School for the Deaf: Facade (2), 1937. (8 x 10)
Philadelphia High School for Girls: Entrance (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Saint Joseph's College: Facade (4), 1937. (8 x 10)
Schools of the Pennsylvania Museum of Art: Facade (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Seminaries: Lutheran Theological, St. Charles (5), 1937. (8 x 10)
Temple University: Park Avenue Dormitories, Medical School, Hospital, Conwell Hall, Mitten Hall (15), 1937. (8 x 10)
University of Pennsylvania: Women's Hall, Logan Hall, Engineering Building, Greenhouses, Shakespeare Garden, Benjamin Franklin's Chair and Statue (8), Wm. B. Irvine Auditorium (7), Dormitories (16), Library (3), Museum (1), Franklin Field (2), Wistar Institute of Anatomy (9), 1937-1938. (8 x 10)
Statues: B. Franklin (2), Lafayette (1), Robert Morris (3), George Washington (1), Charles Curtis Harrison (1), Shakespeare Memorial (2), Pastorius (3), Indian Medicine Man (1), Schiller (1), A. Lincoln (1), Indian Statue (1), Joan D'Arc (1), Goethe (1), Haydn (1), Norseman (1), Grant (2), Drexel (1), Schubert (1), Verde (1), Indian Woman (2), Columbus (2), Indian Chief (1), Witherspoon (2), Puritan (1), Houston (1), Mexican War Soldier (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Stores: Wanamakers Bell Tower, Windows at Night, Lit Brothers (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Streets and Squares: Broad Street (2), Camac Street (7), Clinton Street (3), Delaware Street (4), Elfreth Alley (3), Franklin's Court (2), Fanklin Square (1), Logan Circle (6), Market Street (5), Benjamin Franklin Parkway (1), Rittenhouse Square (1), Washington Square (4)m Workman's Place (2), Swedes' Homes (5), Shippen Plaza (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Theaters: Walnut Street (4), Hedgerow Theater (1), Puppets (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Transportation: PTC Subway Elevated Line (5), Shuttle Train Camden-Philadelphia (1), Electric Train (1), Shipping Docks (1), Freight Yards (4), Ferry Boat (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
United States Mint: Exterior, Pouring Molten Metal, Putting Edges on Coins, Weighing Coins, First Coining Press of 1793, Visitors' Register, Mosaics in Corridors, Stairway (9), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Skyline (12), West River Drive WPA Project (1), "Philadelphia in the Olden Time," "Philadelphia in 1702," "Dock Creek and the Blue Anchor Tavern About 1700," "Old State House as it Appeared in 1876," " A Northwest View of the State House in Philadelphia Taken in 1778," Pennsylvania Hall on Fire on May 17, 1838, Punch Bowl, undated. (8 x 10)
Watercraft: Old Sailing Vessels (12), Modern Freight Ships (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Waterfront: Piers (7), Loading Lumber (1), Collecting Dunnage (1), 1937. (8 x 10)
Zoological Gardens: Ducks (2), Goldfish (1), Entrance (3), Mountain Goats (1), 1937. (8 x 10)

Pike County
Buildings: Court House (1), Fort at Matamoras (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Child's Park Falls in Winter and Summer (9), Camp Ground (2), undated. (8 x 10)

Potter County
Dams: Austin Dam (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic Sites: Ole Bull's Castle, undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Bear (1), Deer (1), Mountain View from Ole Bull's Castle (1), undated. (8 x 10)

Schuylkill County
Churches: Orunburg and Pottsville (8), undated. (8 x 10)
Ghost Town: Lorraine (Near Eagle Hill, 1918) (9), 1939. (8 x 10)Industry: Miners at the Stevens Coal Company Cameron Colliers (1), Breakers (3), Bootleg Coal Disaster at Shenandoah (9), 1939-1940. (8 x 10)
Molly Maguires: Meeting (1), Stool Pigeon McFarlan Swearing Loyalty to the Clan (1). undated. (5 x 7)
Historic: County Jail, Tamaqua's First House, Indian Springs, Site of Fort Dietrich Snyder, Log House Raiders Inn, Stanhope Furnace, German Peddler's Grave (9), 1938. (8 x 10)
Schools: Pottsville High School (2), undated. Industry: Miners at the Stevens Coal Company Cameron Colliers (1), Breakers (3), Bootleg Coal Disaster at Shenandoah (9), 1939-1940. (8 x 10)
Molly Maguires: Meeting (1), Stool Pigeon McFarlan Swearing Loyalty to the Clan (1). undated. (5 x 7)
Views: Farmland (2), Aerial View of Pottsville (1), Marker - BURN ANTHRACITE (1), County Line Marker (1), Fort Dietrich and Appalachian Trail Marker (2), Mahanoy Plane at High Point (1), Sheafer Home in Pottsville (1), undated. Industry: Miners at the Stevens Coal Company Cameron Colliers (1), Breakers (3), Bootleg Coal Disaster at Shenandoah (9), 1939-1940. (8 x 10)
Molly Maguires: Meeting (1), Stool Pigeon McFarlan Swearing Loyalty to the Clan (1). undated. (5 x 7)

Snyder County
Churches: Salem Lutheran and Reformed (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Governor Snyder's Home, 1938. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Penn's Creek Massacre(1) 1938. (8 x 10))
Schools and Colleges: Selinsgrove High School (1), Susquehanna University (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Farms Along Route 35, undated. (8 x 10)

Sullivan County
Historic: Court House at Laporte, undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Eaglesmere Lake (1), State Forest Picnic Camp (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Looking North Over Muncy, undated. (8 x 10)

Susquehanna County
Church: Lynn Presbyterian, undated. (8 x 10)
Historic Houses: Fish House (1), Baker Residence (1), Titsnorth Residence (1), Percy Ballantine Residence (1), H. and J. Drinker House (2), John Lyons House (1), Senator Jones House (1), Wm. Jessup Law Office (1), undated. (8 x 10)

Tioga County
Views: Pine Creek Gorge, undated. (8 x 10)

Union County
Church: Old Buffalo Church, originated 1773, undated.
Views: Halfway Recreation Area, undated.

Venango County
Historic: Log Cabin at Franklinville, undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Oil Pumps near Oil City, undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: First Oil Well at Drake Park, 1938. (8 x 10)
Museums: Drake Museum at Titusville, 1938. (8 x 10)

Warren County
Cornplanter Reservation Scene (1), Kinzua Valley from Dink's Elbow (1), undated. (8 x 10)

Washington County
Agriculture: Cultivated Fields, undated. (4 x 6)
Art: Farm near Cannonsburg by Peter Blume (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Bridges: Westinghouse Bridge, River Barges (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Churches: Old Hill Presbyterian on McMurry Road (1), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: Lemoyne Crematory (2), David Bradford House (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Colonel George Morgan, undated. (8 x 10)
Schools and Colleges: Washington and Jefferson College, Old Jefferson Log College (5), undated. (8 x 10)

Wayne
Churches: Presbyterian Churches of Promplon and Bethany, Honesdale Baptist Church (3), undated. (8 x 10)
Historic: David Wilmot's Home, Bethany Public Library, Attey House (4), undated. (8 x 10)
Waterways: Lake Wallenpaupack, undated. (8 x 10)

Westmoreland County
Bridges: New Kensington (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Housing: Street Scenes at Hannastown and Mt. Pleasant (5), undated. (8 x 10)
Industry: Miner and His Mule, undated. (8 x 10)
Monuments: Hannastown Resolutions Site, undated. (8 x 10)
Recreation: Homestead Fair, 1936-1937 (2), Fishing, 1936-1937. (8 x 10)
Views: Lincoln Highway West of Ligonier, Flood House, Saltzburg (3), undated. (8 x 10)

Wyoming County
Views: Tunkhannock Viaduct, Mountain Road, Highway near Lake Winola (3), undated. (8 x 10)

York County
Agriculture: "When the Cows Come Home" (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Buildings: Court House, York Water Company (2), undated. (8 x 10)
Views: Swimming Hole, undated. (8 x 10)
York City: Square, Hospital, Steeple of Christ Lutheran Church (5), undated. (8 x 10)


PA State Archives Hours, Directions, & Fees Research Topics Finding Aids for Collections Land Records