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Idlewild waiters

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8383-1.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
15 African American men, possibly posed on porch of Idlewild Hotel. See also AP_8383-2.

Jamison baby, dead, in coffin

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5455.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1904 (circa)

Little boy in jail, Pete

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5324-2.jpg
Date: 1905-08-02
This is probably a little boy named Pete, not Pete Little.

Media High School Class of 1898

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8101-2.jpg
Date: 1898
Albert W. Appleton, the photographer's son, is in center, rear. According to an account in the Philadelphia Times on June 27, 1898, the other graduates were: Cora Adele Jobson, Marion E. Abel, Elizabeth Miller McDowell, Mamie J. Lobb, Mary E.…

Media High School Class of 1898.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8101-1.jpg
Date: 1898
Albert W. Appleton, the photographer's son, is in center, rear. According to an account in the Philadelphia Times on June 27, 1898, the other graduates were: Cora Adele Jobson, Marion E. Abel, Elizabeth Miller McDowell, Mamie J. Lobb, Mary E.…

Media police

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5087.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1891-09-21
Chief of police flanked by four officers, including one whom is African-American. Names, according to Frank Lees, in From Media's Past (45), are Hoopes, Rodenboh [probably Rodenbaugh], Chief McKniff, Sherlock, and Turner. Lees says the picture was…

Michener's Ice Co. float

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9021.jpg
Date: 1900
This would have been the float for the Media Semi-Centennial parade in 1900.

Minton, Sarah

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5527.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1905 (circa)

Miss Tabitha Garnett, portrait

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5308-3.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1902
Media Directory in 1897 lists Tabitha Garnet, domestic. See also AP-5324-1

Mrs. C. D. Manley’s colored girl

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5776.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1908 (circa)
This unnamed woman was likely a domestic servant for Mrs. C. D. Manley

Mrs. Daht Green, dead

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5590.jpg
Date: 1906-02-09

Patron, a horse

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8140.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1901 (circa)

Pete Bland, Murderer, from football picture

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4043.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Extracted from football team photograph taken by the photographer at Glen Mills School. See full photo and note at AP-5041.

Plum Street baby, dead, in coffin

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5625.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1906 (circa)

Radnor murderer in handcuffs, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5811.jpg
Date: 1900-1909
This unidentified man probably committed his alleged crime in Radnor Township, Pa.

Reynolds' Tabbitt

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5324-1.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1902
Same as AP-5308-3. This probably means that the photograph shows the Reynolds' domestic servant, Tabbit, or Tabitha Garnet, who was listed as a domestic in the 1897 Media Directory.

Scott-Harrison murder, rear

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8123.jpg
Address: Not Known
Date: 1900-1909

Slap boy

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4206.jpg
Date: 1900-07-15
Barefoot African-American boy. Probably in Appleton's backyard; same arbor as in AP-4001.

Sloan, J. H., Media Odorless Excavator Co.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4199.jpg
Date: 1895-1900
Probably an employee and not Sloan, the owner, at the reins of the horse. This was an early version of a septic tank cleaning service, which used vacuum pumps to remove the contents of outhouses and cesspools before a public sewer system was…

Smith, C. A., baby

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5543-5.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1905-03-11