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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.…

Ball & Rhodes yard

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.