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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Media (Pa.)"

Black store, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4050.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media", location found on this map. Also called Nelling & Sons Grocery and Dry Goods Store. Black and Nelling both owned property at the northeast corner of State St. and Veterans Sq.

Delaware County Court House and jail, copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4059-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 8. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Charter House, D. R. Hawkins, Proprietor. Copy from map

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4070.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 129. This novel tells the story of two adopted children in Media who grow up…

Row on South Ave.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4171-1.jpg
Date: 1855
Photographed from 1855 "Map of Media." This is the west side of South Ave., between Jasper St. and Front St. Photograph used in the book Twice Adopted, by "En Quad" [Thomas R. Vernon]. Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon, Publishers, 1898, facing page 16.…

Isaac Haldeman, President, First National Bank of Media, 1864-1878

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-17001.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1870 (circa)
Haldeman was the first president of the bank, which was founded in 1864. Photograph is of an engraving and heavily retouched. This portrait and others decorated the bank's board room (see P-17026).

View of valley [of Ridley Creek] and sunset, taken from residence of Dr. A. Vernon, Esq., Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433B.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1870-1880
Back of card reads: "Thirty minutes by R.R. from Philadelphia. Media and Vicinity. Photographed by Samuel McMullin, Landscape Photographer, No. 1128 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia. Taken by request of James R. Cummins, Residence, Media, Penna."…

Thomas J. Haldeman, President, First National Bank of Media 1878-1894

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-17002.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1880 (circa)
Heavily retouched photograph. This portrait and others decorated the bank's board room (see P-17026).

Unidentified house, probably Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01250.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1880-1890
Frank Less had guessed that this house might have been on the 200 block of North Olive Street.

William Eves Williamson House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01198.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1887
Frank Lees caption: William Eves Williamson, north side of State Street between Monroe and Church streets, opposite Thriftway Market [in 2019, the Iron Hill Brewery]. Building in background is Morgan Wood's store at the northwest corner of State and…

Appleton's "First photo", of Harry and Deborah Appleton

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5237-1.jpg
Date: 1888
The photographer's wife and son.

Appleton, Harry, on stoop

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5704.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1888 (circa)
The photographer's son

Cat in yard

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1888 (circa)
Probably an Appleton family pet.

Haddock, Charles, hand press

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4099.jpg
Date: 1888-11-30
Possibly at office of Delaware County American. Charles Haddock was Deborah Appleton's brother.

Broomall mansion

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4040.jpg
Date: 1889
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 6: “Residence of Hon. John M. Broomall”

Brooke house, originally Hill farm house

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4049.jpg
Date: 1889
Location is approximate. Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 5, and captioned: “Residence of the late Mrs. H. Jones Brooke.” Also used in Media 1900 Semi-centennial booklet as one of Media's Original Farm Houses, belonging to John Hill. See…

Brooke, Orange St. House

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4053-1.jpg
Date: 1889
Similar used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 53. Houses at 449, 435, and 423 S. Orange still stand (2018) and were identical when originally built. 435 is the best guess for this photograph.

Fronefield residence

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4082.jpg
Date: 1889
In “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 39: "Residence of J. H. Fronefield, M.D.” 1892 map of Media shows this house, and the greenhouse that appears in the background, behind the house of E. Carey, at N. Jackson and Carbon St.

Gayley house

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4085.jpg
Date: 1889
In “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 55, described as “Swithin C. Shortlidge’s Academy Annex”

Isaac L. Miller residence

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4119.jpg
Date: 1889
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p.14. The house was on the northeast corner of Front and Olive. The property is now (2018) a parking lot. 1892 map identifies this lot, between Plum and Olive, as 23-37 W. Front St. Frank Lees, in his…

Miller, William H., residence

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4127.jpg
Date: 1889
Media borough offices now (2018) occupy this property. This photo was used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 7. Houses on 4th St. between Jackson and Monroe (still standing in 2018) are in background.

Public School, Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4147.jpg
Date: 1889
Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, p. 57

Church combination

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5059.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1889
Includes Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, African Methodist, Episcopal, Friends, and Orthodox Friends buildings in Media, Pa. Used in “Media, Penna.” publication, 1889, and also on p. 15 of Media Semi-Centennial booklet, 1900

Delaware County American newspaper office, exterior

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-4027.jpg
Date: 1889 (circa)
American address is 10; photo also shows store of Samuel Dutton, at No. 12, and another building to the right, probably No. 8 Addresses probably 8 to 12 E. State St. 1885 Media Directory confirms Dutton at 12 E. State, but Media must have changed its…