Fairmount Park Guard

Portrays activities of the Fairmount Park Guard. Highlights the annual parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Fairmount Park Commission's inspection. Documents techniques used with speeding automobiles, river rescues, dragging the river, and other duties. Depicts uniforms worn by gu...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1931-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Portrays activities of the Fairmount Park Guard. Highlights the annual parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Fairmount Park Commission's inspection. Documents techniques used with speeding automobiles, river rescues, dragging the river, and other duties. Depicts uniforms worn by guards. Includes views of mounted police preparing for a horse show as well as an auxiliary group of Wissahickon Mounted Patrolmen.
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: 49 photoprints : silver gelatin