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Media Centennial Celebration. Women's Day. Promenade of Yesteryear Parade
Date: 1950-06-08
Woman wearing vintage clothing riding bicycle.

Alfred Appleton on wheel
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1899-09-16
The photographer's son

Harry Appleton on wheel
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1899-09-19
The photographer's son

Hawley Store, Interior
Date: 1900 (circa)
This later became Snowden's Inc. Possibly Henry C. Snowden (born 1838) behind counter (although this does not look like the picture at, or Samuel W. Hawley (1840-1905)

Joseph Horne house
Address: Not Known
Date: 1895 (circa)
Home of photographer's parents, possibly in Marple Township or Darby, Pa.

Paoli monument
Date: 1895 (circa)
Monument memorializes the Battle of Paoli, fought Sept. 20, 1777. Still stands in Malvern, PA, in Paoli Battlefield Historical Park. Two bicyclists pose in the picture, probably Harry and Albert Appleton, the photographer's sons.

Swayne, back porch
Date: 1895-1900
Same Swayne as in AP-4203-1 and AP-4205.

Thomas Rufus Vernon, Sr., on bicycle
Date: 1895-1900
"Charter House Livery and Boarding Stables" are in the background. Full name from an application for Sons of the American Revolution found on 77996897, which gives detailed information about several generations of the Vernon family.

Railroad bridge no. 38 Avondale top looking east
Address: Not Known
Date: 1902-06-28
Man posing with bicycle on left side of photo.

Edgemont Street looking north from 2nd Street
Date: 1975 (circa)
See P-10308a and P-01308B for views of the house with the tower in the left center of this photograph.

Media Centennial Celebration. Civic Day. Twilight Parade
Address: Not known
Date: 1950-06-07
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Anthony, Jr., of Moylan, rode a tandem bicycle and carried a banner representing the Media Co-operative Store, or Co-op. (Chester Times, June 8, 1950)

Media Centennial Celebration. Women's Day. Promenade of Yesteryear Parade
Date: 1950-06-08
Back end of Media Women's Clubs float followed by women on foot.

Albert Williams, 3d, with bicycle
Date: 1926-04-04
Folder title: Zinn Family, 303 South Avenue, circa 1921. This photo may have been taken at the Providence Friends' Meeting House.

Anna Rose Williams, 301 South Avenue
Date: 1921 (circa)
Folder title: Zinn Family, 303 South Avenue, circa 1921

Looking north on South Avenue from Jefferson Street
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: The Delaware County Court House can be seen through the trees. A mailman rides his bicycle with the mail. The trolley tracks carried the trolley from Orange and Lincoln St. to Front Street, then on to Chester. Copy of original…

Delaware County Firemen's Association Parade, Media, Pa., in conjunction with the annual convention
Date: 1941-06-14
View from street level of south side of State Street, looking southeast toward Monroe Street. Unidentified fire company led by boy on bicycle, with Media Garage, Media Theatre and other businesses.

Rockdale Wheelmen
Date: 1897
Portrait of this bicycle club and some of their bicycles.

460. Delaware County Highway. Baltimore Pike, at Lansdowne Ave., looking east
Date: 1955-08
Looking east on Baltimore Avenue from Lansdowne Avenue. Of all the buildings on the left side of the photo, only the church is still standing.

Media Centennial Celebration. Sunday. Veterans Memorial Service at Delaware County Court House
Date: 1950-06-04
The speaker at the podium is Benjamin F. James, U.S. congressman from Delaware County. This event was part of the 21st Reunion of the 6th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, some of whom served in the Spanish American War. (Chester Times, June 5,…