More Postcards from West Philadelphia
Some West Philadelphia Institutions

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Caption on bottom reads:

The Philadelphia General Hospital, 34th & Pine Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

 

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Caption at bottom reads:

West Philadelphia High School, Walnut Between 47th & 48th Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

Pub. by Union News Co., New York City

postcard unmailed

 

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Caption at upper right reads:

West Philadelphia High School, Walnut Street between Forty-Seventh & Forty-Eighth Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

The caption on the reverse of the card reads:

No. 126 West Philadelphia High School, located on Walnut St. between 47th & 48th Streets is the largest high school in West Philadelphia. Completed November 1, 1912. Cost $1,126,750.

Postmarked May 26, 1917, Philadelphia.
Mailed to Allentown, Pa.

 

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Caption on top reads:

St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, West. PHILADELPHIA, PA.

51st Street and Lancaster Ave.?

Postmarked January 23, 1911 at Philadelphia
Mailed to Lancaster, Pa.

 

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