United States Army Signal Corps

Documents activities at the Philadelphia Signal Depot, located in the Atwater Kent plant at Abbotford Road and Wissahickon Drive. Contains interior and exterior views of the depot. Portrays workers on the main floor, in the reproduction department, on the switchboard, at monthly meetings, during m...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1941-1944
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Documents activities at the Philadelphia Signal Depot, located in the Atwater Kent plant at Abbotford Road and Wissahickon Drive. Contains interior and exterior views of the depot. Portrays workers on the main floor, in the reproduction department, on the switchboard, at monthly meetings, during medical examinations, at war bond awards, and wrapping Christmas packages. Shows recreational activities like baseball and horseback riding.
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: 29 photoprints : silver gelatin