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Uneeda Biscuit sign uncovered, northwest corner Front and Jackson streets
Date: 1989-08
Frank Lees caption reads in part: Sweeney's Market once occupied [this corner]. When Bill Battey's Sporting Goods remodeled the building they uncovered this advertisement on the side of the building. After the photograph was taken, they covered the…

Steam locomotive
Date: 1900-1910
Location unknown, probably Delaware County, Pa. Pears Soap sign on adjacent building. Negative, probably by Streeper

Lewis Tree Surgeons Co., sign
Date: 1950-04-02
Airbrushed copy negative. Made for Lewis ad, Centennial Book 78.

Lansdowne signs
Date: 1890-1900
Hand-lettered business signs posted on tree, one for "Ja's (James) Haynes, upholsterer, est. 1885, steam carpet cleaning; call for and deliver all goods, Clifton Heights and Lansdowne" and a second for "Edward Brown, whitewashing, grading, cementing…

"This Is Media - A Good Place to Live"
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1919
Location of sign not noted. Possibly on east edge of borough, along Baltimore Avenue. Trolley tracks and large house in background.