Includes Philadelphia's Christian Recorder (1861-1901), "Published by the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States, for the Dissemination of Religion, Morality, Literature and Science."
Limit your search to the Advertising Cards collection and search for Philadelphia to see almost 400 mostly late 19th century advertising cards from Philadelphia. For information on reproducing the images in this collection, please contact SpecColl@brynmawr.edu.
Includes digitized images of the pages of 1,100 American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Includes 269 Philadelphia magazines published between 1771 and 1906.
Aerial photos of the mid-Atlantic region's towns, factories, and other sites prior to World War II. This digital collection reproduces approximately 7500 of 12,000 Dallin aerial photos held at the Hagley Museum. Permission of the Hagley Museum must be obtained before reproduction.
Harper's Weekly from 1857-1912. Excellent interface for searching and retrieval. Accept the conditions of use, click on search, click on Harper's Weekly Indexes, make sure that only the "illustrations" index is checked, and run a search for "Philadelphia." Harpers Weekly was one of the earliest periodicals to include illustrations, and many of them achieved iconic status. Harpers also had a national distribution.
The most important African American newspaper of the 20th century.
America's foremost weekly magazine in the early 20th century, with a circulation of over 2 million by the 1920s. In the 1960s the Post began to loose money and circulation and never recovered.
You will need to consult with someone in the collection to determine whether photocopies can be made, photographs are allowed, and whether restrictions apply.
American publications from 1639 to 1800. Browsable by subject, genre, author, etc.
Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century.