Liberty bell

Photographs of the liberty bell and ceremonies surrounding it. Many images show local, national, and international leaders tapping the bell, as well as crowds pledging to the bell and waving flags. Of note are images of the bell's transcontinental journey to the San Francisco Panama-Pacific I...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1915-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Photographs of the liberty bell and ceremonies surrounding it. Many images show local, national, and international leaders tapping the bell, as well as crowds pledging to the bell and waving flags. Of note are images of the bell's transcontinental journey to the San Francisco Panama-Pacific International exhibition of 1915. Also depicts models of the bell. Documents World War II precautions to protect the bell with armed guards and the creation of a special bomb shelter.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
Item Description: Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 83 photoprints : silver gelatin