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  • Subject is exactly "Schools"

509. Playground. Lansdowne Grade School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18103.jpg
Date: 1955-08
This is probably the East Lansdowne Elementary School.

Aerial of Haverford College, Haverford, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18010.jpg
Location: Haverford (Pa.)
Date: 1935-1945
View is looking to the southwest.

Aerial view of convent and public school, Sharon Hill, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18002.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
the 1909 Mueller map identifies the church and surrounding complex as the Convent of the Holy Child Jesus. The other building is the Sharon Hill School. Calcon Hook Road winds through the upper left. The entire site is now (2020) occupied by Academy…

Aerial view of Ardmore Avenue Elementary School and vicinity, Lansdowne, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18013.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
The school still (2020) stands, with many additions.

Aerial view of Folcroft, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18049.jpg
Location: Folcroft (Pa.)
Date: 1935-1945
View shows Folcroft School, facing on Elmwood Avenue at Primos Avenue, northeast corner. This is now (2020) the Folcroft Police Department and District Court.

Aerial view of Har Zion Cemetery and Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Darby Township, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18011.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
Aerial view looking north of Har Zion Cemetery, foreground, fronting on MacDade Boulevard, and Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. St. Joseph's School on Woodlawn Avenue is three-story building with tower in right center of photo.

Aerial view of institutional building, probably Delaware County, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18014.jpg
Location: Unknown
Date: 1935-1945
View shows what is probably a public high school, in a relatively undeveloped but gridded neighborhood. A football field is in the foreground.

Aerial view of Pennsylvania Military College

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18001.jpg
Location: Chester (Pa.)
Date: 1935-1945
PMC is now Widener University. This view is looking north over building known as Old Main.

Aerial view of Pennsylvania Military College and Chester, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18012.jpg
Location: Chester (Pa.)
Date: 1935-1945
View looking northwest showing Old Main building at PMC (now Widener University) and Chester, Pa. and vicinity.

Aerial view of Sisters of Mercy Convent and vicinity, Lower Merion Township, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18036.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
The convent is now on the campus of Waldron Mercy Academy

Aerial view of Sisters of Mercy Convent, Lower Merion Township, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18006.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
The convent is now on the campus of Waldron Mercy Academy

Aerial view of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18003.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
View looking south from College Avenue and Route 320, showing Swarthmore College dormitory building and Benjamin West House at top center

Aerial view of Swarthmore, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18023.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
View shows center of Swarthmore, the railroad station, and in the upper right corner, the lower end of the Swarthmore College campus.

Aerial view of Williamson School, Elwyn, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18054.jpg
Date: 1935-1945
The school is now (2020) known as Williamson College of the Trades. The campus includes several buildings designed by architect Frank Furness. See also P-18022.

Crum Creek, Swarthmore College

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18204.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
Exact location uncertain

Last photo, Pennsylvania Military College Corps of Cadets

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-13003.jpg
Date: 1972-05-07
The college was renamed Widener College on July 1, 1972, at which time the PMC Corps of Cadets was replaced by a civilian ROTC unit (according to the Chester Times, April 7, 1972, page 1).

M05. Looking northeast from Monroe St. and State St., at Media High School.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18184.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
Media High School; now (2020) Media Elementary School.

M07. Front door, Media High School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18185.jpg
Date: 1950-1955
Media High School; now (2020) Media Elementary School.

Media High School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01434.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Thanks to Sam Lemon for helping identify this former "mystery" photograph. The image appears, as an engraving, on early Media High School diplomas.

Middletown Public School No. 1

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-09012A.jpg
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.