Media Scenes

M. E. Michener, Media Ice Company wagon

Appleton also took many photographs of buildings in Media and the surrounding communities—private dwellings, commercial buildings, churches and Quaker meetinghouses, seats of government and justice, the county jail, and the local fire company. Many of these have been identified with a current street address using a variety of search methods: vintage maps, old Media directories, online newspaper databases, Google Street View, and old-fashioned legwork (walking around town with pictures in hand). A document with links to these resources will eventually be added to the homepage of this website, to assist visitors in pursuing their own research. In posting even the unknown pictures, the hope is that someone out in the larger world will know what and where it was (or still is) and share the information with us.