United Service Organizations

Depicts United Service Organization activities in Pennsylvania and New fJersey, with emphasis on Philadelphia. Includes images of events held at the Cape May Club, Fort Dix, the Naval Hospital, the Benedict Club, Broad Street Station, the Broadwood Hotel, the Kitty Foyle Canteen, the 15th Street cl...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1941-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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260 |a 1941-1946 
300 |a 218 photoprints : silver gelatin 
500 |a Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection; for general information, see collection record. 
520 |a Depicts United Service Organization activities in Pennsylvania and New fJersey, with emphasis on Philadelphia. Includes images of events held at the Cape May Club, Fort Dix, the Naval Hospital, the Benedict Club, Broad Street Station, the Broadwood Hotel, the Kitty Foyle Canteen, the 15th Street club, the Hannah Penn House, Reyburn Plaza, the Y.M.H.A., and the Yu Pin Chinese Catholic Church. Most items depict preparations for openings, dedications, ceremonies, and fund raising activities. Highlights relations between hostesses and military personnel with views of eating, drinking, dancing, and playing games. Other images show hostesses and entertainers with soldiers and sailors on group outings. Portrays men and women grooming themselves in preparation for events. Scenes at the Hannah Penn House club at 17th and Locust Street include interior and exterior views of the building. Of note is documentation of Reyburn Plaza decorated in the summer as the labor plaza and in the winter as the Town Hall quarters. 
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610 2 0 |a Hannah Penn House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 
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650 4 |a Canteens (Wartime, emergency, etc.) 
650 4 |a Dance parties 
650 4 |a Eating & drinking 
650 4 |a Games 
650 4 |a World War, 1939-1945  |x Social aspects 
650 4 |a Grooming 
650 4 |a Courtship & love 
650 4 |a Fund raising  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia 
650 4 |a Soldiers. 
650 4 |a Cookery  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia 
651 0 |a Reyburn Plaza (Philadelphia, Pa.) 
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520 |a 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