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Brownie McCoy
Date: 1895-1900
McCoy was a newsboy for the Delaware County American. He is at the door of 10 E. State St., which later became 212 W. State St.

Delaware County American newspaper office, exterior
Date: 1889 (circa)
American address is 10; photo also shows store of Samuel Dutton, at No. 12, and another building to the right, probably No. 8 Addresses probably 8 to 12 E. State St. 1885 Media Directory confirms Dutton at 12 E. State, but Media must have changed its…

Delaware County American staff
Date: 1890-1900
An annotated version of this photo, with names, is attached. See also AP-5170 for different version.

Delaware County American, office staff
Date: 1905 (circa)
Cord for shutter release visible in the photographer's hand.

Delaware County Record newspaper office
Date: 1890-1900
1902 Media Directory lists the address as 114 W. Front St. Sign on building says E. Front St., indicating that it was taken before the center of the house numbering system in Media was shifted from South Ave. to Jackson St. Negative smashed and…

Jack Maitland, copy of painting
Date: 1898 (circa)
Photograph of painting of barefoot shoeshine boy on a white marble stoop. Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad." [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa., Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 104. This novel tells the story of two…

Media Centennial Celebration. Industrial and Commercial Exhibit at Armory
Date: 1950-06-09
Booth of the Media News, a local weekly paper. “A small Washington hand [printing] press, used 100 years ago by Minshall Painter, is displayed by Media News. It was borrowed from Tyler Arboretum Museum.” (Chester Times, June 6, 1950, page 17)

Media Ledger building
Date: 1898 (circa)
Photographed from upper window of Media Borough Hall

Media Ledger Building, showing Media Hardware Co. and Jefferis Drugs, southwest corner of State and Jackson streets
Date: 1972-05-07
Caption sheet says this building built on land once owned by Isaac Worrall in 1891, the same year the Media Ledger newspaper was founded.

Media Ledger building, State and Jackson
Date: 1895-1900
View taken looking from above and across the intersection from a window in the old Borough Hall.

Media News building
Date: 1950-03-29
This building was last occupied by Stillwell Moving and Storage, before it was condemned and demolished during Media's Baker Street Urban Renewal project. See photo in Baker Street Book 1-392, with plan showing the address; also various…

State Street view, looking east from Orange Street
Date: 1900
On north, or left, side of street: Charter House and Charter National Bank; on south side, Delaware County American offices, and Bark Sing Laundry. Tower of First National Bank is visible at corner of State St. and South Ave.