Trenton, N.J

Depicts sites and events in and around Trenton, N.J. Shows general city views, especially of State and Broad Streets. Documents many public and private buildings, especially the Capitol and the State House Annex (many during meetings regarding the Lindbergh kidnapping), banks and office buildings,...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1891-1945
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Depicts sites and events in and around Trenton, N.J. Shows general city views, especially of State and Broad Streets. Documents many public and private buildings, especially the Capitol and the State House Annex (many during meetings regarding the Lindbergh kidnapping), banks and office buildings, churches, the Mercer County Courthouse, Trenton City Hall, the Revolutionary War Barracks, the Reading Co. railroad station in West Trenton, the Trenton Potteries Co., various government buildings, monuments and memorials, schools, and state hospitals. Highlights the Trenton State Prison with emphasis on Bruno Hauptmann stay and execution, as well as other prison riots and escapes. Also documents planes in the airport, city centennial celebrations, the Trenton State Fair and New Jersey Farm Show. Fair images document livestock, prize-winning vegetables, souvenir staneds, and ferris wheels.
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.
See inventory for specific sites.
Physical Description: 14 photomechanical prints
60 photoprints : silver gelatin