Snow

Illustrates snow scenes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, highlighting Philadelphia views. Documents snow removal with plows, shovels, and rock salt. Shows people pushing vehicles, and cleaning of windshields. Depicts disabled telephone and power lines. Also portrays children playing in...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1935-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Illustrates snow scenes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, highlighting Philadelphia views. Documents snow removal with plows, shovels, and rock salt. Shows people pushing vehicles, and cleaning of windshields. Depicts disabled telephone and power lines. Also portrays children playing in the snow, having snowball fights and sledding. Includes images of skiing, dogsledding, and other winter activities. Philadelphia is featured with views of snow on several landmarks, including the Delaware River Bridge, Fairmount Park sites, Logan Circle, City Hall, and the State House. Contains images showing other streets in Philadelphia during and after storms.
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: 126 photoprints : silver gelatin; 5 photoprints 11"x 17" or smaller