Neighborhood Centre

Documents activities at the Neighborhood Centre, with particular emphasis on the annex at 428 Bainbridge Street. Illustrates youths at the recreation center, showing dancing, playing ping-pong and billiards, and classes in pottery and marksmanship. Other scenes depict sun bathing, puppet shows, ne...

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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: Documents activities at the Neighborhood Centre, with particular emphasis on the annex at 428 Bainbridge Street. Illustrates youths at the recreation center, showing dancing, playing ping-pong and billiards, and classes in pottery and marksmanship. Other scenes depict sun bathing, puppet shows, newspaper reporting, and Purim festivities. Shows classes by social workers relating to youth issues. Portrays children playing in an outdoor shower and in a cloakroom. Also contains an architectural drawing of the YMHA on Master Street.
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 more information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 26 photoprints : silver gelatin