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"Undefeated" Media High School track team, 1926
Date: 1926
Left to right, top: K. Broadbelt, J. Burrows, R. Frescoln, J. Pennington, W. Smith, F. Durnell, H. Moat; Center: Coach Willard Hess, H. Richardson, F. Worrall, E. Young, P. Wood, C. Bonsall, J. Tyler, J. Woods, F. Heacock; Bottom: C. Jefferis, C.…

Baseball player, probably Media High School
Date: 1900-1914
Ten photos donated by Mrs. Hoyt (nee Sill) on April 1, 1982. Removed from album; other photos in MHAC collection also donated by Mrs. Hoyt

First school in Media, Providence Rd. and Beatty Rd.
Date: 1870 ca.
This is Zimmerman's copy of an old photograph, which is not dated but could be ca. 1870. The school appears on the 1855 Map of Media, and predated the formation of the borough in 1850. According to Keith Lockhart ( it was…

Lemon Street School
Date: 1974
Composite of newspaper article and photograph

Lemon Street School
Date: 1950-03-06
This was the first school built after Media was formed in 1850. It became a private residence, and still stands as of 2020. Centennial Book 62.

Manchester Avenue, Media, Pa.
Date: 1908 (circa)
"Red Ink" photo, series by same photographer named for red ink used for writing descriptions on reverse side of similarly-mounted images. Looking south on Manchester Avenue from about Baltimore Avenue. The East Media School is in the right…

Media Centennial Celebration. "Centennial greetings from the Wentzes."
Date: 1950
Card includes photographs of Media Presbyterian Church, Borough Hall, Media High School, and R.M.S. Media, a British steamship. Dr. Walter Engard Wentz Jr. married Elizabeth Hoopes Mackey on September 24, 1932 (See Chester Times, Sept. 26, 1932). She…

Media Elementary School, looking west from Edgmont Street near State Street.
Date: 1950-03-06
The elementary school occupied the eastern part of the school complex, with the high school in the western section. Centennial Book 63.

Media High School
Date: 1900 (circa)
Class is not identified. The man with the mustache, possibly the school's principal, appears in several other photos.

Media High School
Date: 1949-05-01
Centennial Book 62.

Media High School
Date: 1949-05-01
Negative damaged

Media High School 1926 Football Team
Date: 1926
Includes identifications. Copy of original photographs; source not noted.

Media High School 1927 Football Team
Date: 1927
Includes identifications. Copy of original photographs; source not noted.

Media High School 1929 Graduating Class
Date: 1924
Photograph taken in 1924. Identifications are included.

Media High School Band: Memorial Day 1966
Date: 1966/05/30
This was the last time the MHS band marched down state street. Shortly after, the high school was closed, with the students transferred to the new Penncrest High School in Middletown Township. This photograph is probably a print made from a slide,…

Media High School baseball team, 1917
Date: 1917
On reverse: Return to Chas. L. Smith, 8 Brinton Ave., Elwyn, Pa.