John B. Stetson Company

Documents John B. Stetson Company buildings in Philadelphia, showing the change in location from 5th and Montgomery Streets to the modern plant in Kensington. Depicts hat industry and hats copyrighted by the company. Also shows the 5th Street location being demolished for scrap metal during a scra...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1940-1943
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Documents John B. Stetson Company buildings in Philadelphia, showing the change in location from 5th and Montgomery Streets to the modern plant in Kensington. Depicts hat industry and hats copyrighted by the company. Also shows the 5th Street location being demolished for scrap metal during a scrap drive.
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: 15 photoprints : silver gelatin