Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection

Photographs and halftones collected by the Philadelphia War Photograph Committee to document World War I participation on the Philadelphia home front. The collection is arranged in three groups: civilian activities, servicemen and service activities, and war industries. Civilian activities includ...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia War Photograph Committee (Creator)
Collection:Philadelphia War Photograph Committee Collection
Collection Number:V03
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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110 2 |a Philadelphia War Photograph Committee  |e creator 
245 1 |a Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection  |f 1915-1919 
300 |a 4.25 Linear feet  |f 4.25 linear feet, 4 boxes, 1719 items,  
520 |a Photographs and halftones collected by the Philadelphia War Photograph Committee to document World War I participation on the Philadelphia home front. The collection is arranged in three groups: civilian activities, servicemen and service activities, and war industries. Civilian activities include charitable and service organizations, military and political parades, dignitaries, and activities at local institutions. Servicemen are shown at military training facilities. Also included are images of military vehicles, the U. S. Naval Air Station in Cape May, NJ, and aerial views of New Jersey beaches. Industrial views document employees working in plants, particularly women in the work force. Cramp's Shipyard, and Hog Island. Photographers include Bell and Fischer, Frederick Gutekunst, George E. Nitzsche, J. W. Replogle, G. C. Horn and Company, Henry C. Howland, J. E. Green, and Harry Gruber. 
650 7 |a Women's History--Employment--Early 20th Century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Women's history--Patriotic activity--World War I  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1914-1918--Home front.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1914-1918--Philadelphia  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1914-1918--Photographs.  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Philadelphia War Photograph Committee Collection  |c V03