Harrisburg, Pa

Harrisburg photographs emphasize activities at the State Farm Show, including prizewinning livestock, vegetables, preserved fruits and jellies, and wheat. Also documents the crowds of visiors to the show, particularly Amish and Mennonite women. Includes views of the State Capitol, showing WPA rest...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1931-1944
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Harrisburg photographs emphasize activities at the State Farm Show, including prizewinning livestock, vegetables, preserved fruits and jellies, and wheat. Also documents the crowds of visiors to the show, particularly Amish and Mennonite women. Includes views of the State Capitol, showing WPA restoration work, the Pinchot inauguration, and other topics. Other Harrisburg sites depicted are the Dauphin County Courthouse, the runway at the Municipal Airport, the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Bridge, and the Zembo Mosque. Contains interior views of Mrs. George H. Earle in the Executive Mansion. Also depicts workers in the Treasury Department, fire department school activities, and a tour of the newly constructed Finance Building. Oversize includes a reproduction of a painting showing the Inauguration of Gov. James Pollock
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: 3 prints
90 photoprints : silver gelatin; 8 photoprints 11"x 17" or smaller