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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "E. State St. and S. Jackson St., Media (Pa.)"
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Frank Lees dated this as 1915 (Circa), but it is probably older. Copy of original photo; source not noted
View is from just east of Jackson Street, looking northeast on State Street, from south side of street. Nanette Children's Shop in background.
Frank Lees caption: "The Media Borough Hall from 1894 until 1969. This handsome building was built for the Media Borough Offices and the Media Fire Company, and was used until it was torn down in 1969. The house next to the Borough Hall was the…
Date: 1969 (circa)
The former Media Free Library, at Jasper and Jackson streets, was then behind used as a temporary home for the borough government office. View is looking southeast from west side of Jackson Street.
Date: 1967 (circa)
View also shows Fish Jeweler and other shops to the east of borough hall, and the old library building at Jasper and Jackson streets. The new firehouse has not yet been built, dating this somewhat earlier than other similar photographs in this…
The building is decorated for a patriotic event. Gulf gas pump in foreground dates this probably in the 1910-1920 range. This is a contact print from a 2 x 3 inch film negative, and was possibly taken by Streeper.
Frank Lees caption: “This building stands on the northeast corner of State Street and South Avenue, This lot was purchased by Mr. Beatty in 1850 when the County was auctioning off lots. Mr. Beatty built this building in 1850 and it became Media's…