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  • Subject is exactly "African Americans"

William Jones, murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5522.jpg
Date: 1905-08-02
He is holding a bouquet of flowers.

Wawa railroad station

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4233.jpg
Date: 1892-05
This station once stood south of Route 1 along Chester Creek on west side of creek.

Union A.M.E. Church, Interior

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5161-5.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895-1900
This photo appears to be a different building from AP-5162-1 and AP-5162-2. Frank Lees, in From Media's Past, says that the Trinity U.A.M.E Church at 420 N. Olive St., built in 1893, was originally chartered in 1839 as the United A.M.E. Church in…

Union A.M.E. Church, interior

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5162-1.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1897-01-08
This photo like a different building from AP-5161-1 and AP-5116-2. Frank Lees, in From Media's Past, says that the Trinity U.A.M.E Church at 420 N. Olive St., built in 1893, was originally chartered in 1839 as the United A.M.E. Church in Marple…

Union A.M.E. Church, interior

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5162-2.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1897-01-08
This photo is the same building as AP-5162-1 and but different from AP-5161-5. Frank Lees, in From Media's Past (52), says that the Trinity U.A.M.E Church at 420 N. Olive St., built in 1893, was originally chartered in 1839 as the United A.M.E.…

Unidentified baseball team

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-15006.jpg
Date: 1945 (circa)
Photograph removed from frame, but print is stuck to the glass. Scanned through glass. Stored in Misc. Glass Negatives Box

Two laughing men, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5392.jpg
Date: 1903 (circa)
Appleton's title for this photograph, from his index, was "Laughing coons," using the derogatory term for African Americans. The men wear prison uniforms

The Palmist, standing

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8316.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1904-04-23
"The Palmist" was probably an itinerant palm reader who came to Media.

The Palmist, sitting

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8315.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1904-04-23
"The Palmist" was probably an itinerant palm reader who came to Media.

The Palmist and Sue Appleton in low chair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8313.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1904-04-23
"The Palmist" was probably an itinerant palm reader who came to Media. She is posed here with the photographer's daughter.

The Palmist and Sue Appleton in high chair

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8314.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1904-04-23
"The Palmist" was probably an itinerant palm reader who came to Media. She is posed here with the photographer's daughter.

South Media Field Club

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8384.jpg
Date: 1906
13 African-American men and 1 boy.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Unveiling Committee

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8249.jpg
Date: 1903
Composite with twelve photographs and fancy borders. See annotated image for names.

Smith, Elizabeth

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5820.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1907-12

Smith, Elizabeth

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5821.jpg
Location: Appleton Studio
Date: 1907-12

Smith, C. A., baby, smiling

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

Smith, C. A., baby

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

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…

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.