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  • Subject is exactly "African Americans"

4th of July on Media Athletic Field (now Barrall Field)

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01134G.jpg
Date: 1960 (circa)
Three unidentified girls, one African-American, possibly winners of pie-eating contest.

African A.M.E. Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433C.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Back of card reads: "Thirty minutes by R.R. from Philadelphia. Media and Vicinity. Photographed by Samuel McMullin, Landscape Photographer, No. 1128 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia. Taken by request of James R. Cummins, Residence, Media, Penna."

Aikens, Wm. and wife

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5553.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1905-10-20

Albert West in his cell, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8252.jpg
Date: 1903 (circa)
West was hanged in Media in April 1903.

Albert West, murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5349.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
Albert West was hanged in Media in April 1903.

Ball & Rhodes yard

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5217.jpg
Date: 1895 (circa)

Band wagon

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4044-2.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
See AP-4044-1 for a different band with caucasian players in the same or similar wagon. Charter House livery stable in background.

Benson, Joseph

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5400.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1903 (circa)
Used in Soldiers’ and Sailors' Monument composites, AP-8248 and AP-8249, which were used in commemorative booklet for dedication of the monument in 1903

Bland, Pete, murderer

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5041.jpg
Date: 1890-1900
Appleton cropped Pete Bland out of this football team photo, probably to use in the newspaper. (See Plate AP-4043, which is a portion of a full 5x7 plate, and according to Appleton's index, was originally plate AP-5041.) This had been identified as a…

Caine, Samuel E. D., in Civil War uniform

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5402.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1903 (circa)
Used in Soldiers’ and Sailors' Monument composites, AP-8248 and AP-8249, which were used in commemorative booklet for dedication of the monument in 1903, Wearing cap with 194; several medals, and political button: "For Pennsylvania's Governor, S. W.…

Campbell A.M.E. Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4066.jpg
Date: 1889-01-19
This church stood on the south side of W. 3rd Street, between Orange St. and the former North Ave., now Broomall St. According to Frank Lees in From Media's Past (50), the cornerstone for the new church, at 3rd and Olive streets, was laid in 1930.

Campbell A.M.E. Church, interior with people

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5358.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
This church stood on the south side of W. 3rd Street, between Orange St. and the former North Ave., now Broomall St. According to Frank Lees in From Media's Past (50), the cornerstone for the new church, at 3rd and Olive streets, was laid in 1930.

Campbell A.M.E. Church, interior with people

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5358-5.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
This church stood on the south side of W. 3rd Street, between Orange St. and the former North Ave., now Broomall St. According to Frank Lees in From Media's Past (50), the cornerstone for the new church, at 3rd and Olive streets, was laid in 1930.

Campbell A.M.E. Church, interior, no people

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5358-75.jpg
Date: 1902 (circa)
This church stood on the south side of W. 3rd Street, between Orange St. and the former North Ave., now Broomall St. According to Frank Lees in From Media's Past (50), the cornerstone for the new church, at 3rd and Olive streets, was laid in 1930.

Chester murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5944.jpg
Date: 1900-1910
This unidentified man probably committed his alleged crime in Chester, Pa.

Conway’s Oliver

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9017.jpg
Date: 1909-05-15
This is likely a man named Oliver who was a servant or farmhand for the Conway family. He is sitting at the entrance to unknown property 1; see AP-9055, AP-9055-1 and AP-9055-2

Cornboilers 1900

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8076.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900
A group of Delaware County men who held an annual picnic.

Decoration Day Parade, 1895. Parade Band

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5149.jpg
Date: 1895
Elevated view from southwest corner of W. State St. and S. Orange St., looking east. Holl's Jewelry store is on left; this is before the adjoining building to the east was constructed (see AP- 5140). Also shows willow trees in front of Charter House.

Drayton baby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9024.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1900-1909

Duke Ivison

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4075.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1895-1900
This could either be Duke who worked for the Ivison's (who owned the Charter House), or Duke might be the name of the Ivison's dog.

Elliott, M. E. and Co., float

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9022.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900
The company's float for the Media Semi-Centennial parade in 1900.

Engle’s bakers

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8308.jpg
Date: 1904-01-07
Seven men posed inside bakery, with gingerbread house(?) set on top of flour barrel. Harry P. Engle possibly one of the men.

Garnett, Miss, and baby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5338.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1902 (circa)
See also AP-5308-3 and AP-5324A