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942. U. S. Post Office, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18179.jpg
Date: 1947
This building later became the Media Borough Hall, It is now (2020) a restaurant.

Approach Plan, Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-39.jpg
Date: 1916
Drawing No. 1A. Signed by J. A. (James A.) Wetmore, Acting Supervising Architect, Treasury Department

Basement Plan, Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-33.jpg
Date: 1916
Drawing No. 2A. Signed by J. A. (James A.) Wetmore, Acting Supervising Architect, Treasury Department

Bonsall Bros. Hardware and Groceries, and Broomall Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-13006.jpg
Date: 1930 (circa)
Building erected 1817. Torn down 1965 or after. Gasoline pump also shown. According to the 1909 Mueller Atlas, Plate 30, this building stood on the northeast corner of the intersection of West Chester Pike and Sproul Road. Address is approximate

Crime scene. Post Office robbery, Media

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Date: 1906
The caption for this photo, printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 25, 1906, reads: "Wrecked Safe in Media Post Office: Yeggmen set off a charge that demolished the outer part of the receptacle last night. The inner lining was intact. The…

Crime scene. Post Office robbery, Media

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Date: 1906
See description at AP-8356. A bottle on a ledge by the safe, somehow unbroken after the explosion, bears this label: Pomeroy's Combined Writing & Copying Fluid. Flows Freely, Will Not Mould. Newark, N.J. One letter sits on the floor in front of the…

Dedication of the New Post Office

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Date: 1962-11-17
View across the loading dock toward Gayley Street and Baltimore Avenue, showing Pinocchio's Pizza on the northeast corner, and a Texaco gas station on the southest corner. This building, which replaced a municipal metered parking lot, was dedicated…

Edgemont Post Office, in store of “E. G. Peirce, dealer in general merchandise.”

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-14004.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Caption on reverse reads: "Edgemont, Pa. on West Chester Pike. Car line ran from 69th St. to West Chester along West Chester Pike." Donated by Mrs. Hoyt (nee Sills), April 11, 1982. This building, which is no longer standing, was on the south side of…

First Floor Plan, Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-37.jpg
Date: 1916
Drawing No. 3A. Signed by J. A. (James A.) Wetmore, Acting Supervising Architect, Treasury Department

Front Elevation, Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-34.jpg
Date: 1916
Drawing No. 100A. Signed by J. A. (James A.) Wetmore, Acting Supervising Architect, Treasury Department

Letter Carrier

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Address: Not Known
Date: 1889 (circa)
Mail was delivered in this horse-drawn vehicle.

M03. U. S. Post Office and Borough Hall, Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18182.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
The post office (left) later became the Media Borough Hall, It is now (2020) a restaurant. The original borough Hall, in the background, was torn down in 1969 as part of Media's urban renewal project.

Matthew Fox, Postmaster, Media, Pa.

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1913 (circa)
Stamped on reverse: Allan Cleaves Dodge. Post Office History. Box 22 Drexel Hill Pa.

Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06002.jpg
Date: 1960 (circa)

Media Post Office

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06004.jpg
Date: 1970 (circa)
This building, which replaced a municipal metered parking lot, opened on November 17, 1962.

Media Post Office, interior. State and Plum, ca. 1905

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5104.jpg
Date: 1905 (circa)
Furnishings "Designed and manufactured by the I. B. Williams Co., Seward, Nebraska"

Media, Pa. post office, under construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-01.jpg
Date: 1917-06-16
View looking west across the building site from Jackson Street. The first house beyond the construction site is the Way farmhouse, a remnant of one of the original farms that was purchased to create Media.

Media, Pa. post office, under construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-02.jpg
Date: 1917-07-02
View looking south from construction site toward the south side of State Street.

Media, Pa. post office, under construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-03.jpg
Date: 1917-07-02
View looking east from construction site toward Jackson Street, showing Media Borough Hall (right) and Media Free Library (center)

Media, Pa. post office, under construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-04.jpg
Date: 1917-08-01
View looking northeast showing Media Free Library and other buildings on Jasper Street. Delivery wagon of H. P. Engle, Baker, Confectioner, under porch in background.

Media, Pa. post office, under construction

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-06011-05.jpg
Date: 1917-08-01
View looking west across the building site from Jackson Street. The first house beyond the construction site is the Way farmhouse, a remnant of one of the original farms that was purchased to create Media.