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Young ladies of Media, about 1905

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1905 (circa)
Helen Janeway, Marian Cope, Ruth Leeds, Mary Mac. (Macintyre), Carmen Major, Betty Fronfield, "Pussy" Leeds, Janet McAllister (order unclear from caption)

Worrall house, Friends School site

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Date: 1895 (circa)
1855 Map of Media shows that Wesley Worrall owned this lot, although no house had yet been built.

World War I recruitment poster, Media, Pa.

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1917
Poster reads: Fall in! The United States is at war. It is time to wake up! Company H, 6th Regiment is a Delaware County company. Enlist in Company H and be with your friends instead of being drafted with strangers. Show your local pride. Media Armory…

Wood, William H., engineering drawing, hydraulic manhole punch

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1902 (circa)
The Media Directory for 1897 lists William H. Wood, civil engineer, 10 South Ave., h 514 S. Orange. Plate photographed on light box, not scanned.

Wood, William H., engineering drawing, hydraulic jib crane

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1902-10-21
The Media Directory for 1897 lists William H. Wood, civil engineer, 10 South Ave., h 514 S. Orange. Plate photographed on light box, not scanned.

Wood, William H., engineering drawing, angle and tee iron binding machine

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1906-04-24
The Media Directory for 1897 lists William H. Wood, civil engineer, 10 South Ave., h 514 S. Orange. Plate photographed on light box, not scanned.

Wood, William H., engineering drawing, 15 ton hydraulic jib crane

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1896-06
The Media Directory for 1897 lists William H. Wood, civil engineer, 10 South Ave., h 514 S. Orange. Plate photographed on light box, not scanned.

Williamson, D. B., standing in front of Patterson patent farm machinery

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895-1900
Probably Davis B. Williamson. See also AP-8355 and AP-5178.

William Jones, murderer, in County Jail, Media, Pa.

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Date: 1905-08-02
He is holding a bouquet of flowers.

William H. Miller, President, First National Bank of Media, 1906-1925

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1920 (circa)
Heavily retouched photograph. This portrait and others decorated the bank's board room (see P-17026). See P-17005 for original cabinet card.

William H. Miller, President, First National Bank of Media, 1906-1925

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1920 (circa)
Original cabinet card on which the retouched image in P-17004 is based.

William Eves Williamson House

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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…

Wilde Guard Post. No. 25, G.A.R., Grand Army of the Republic

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Address: Not Known
Date: 1902 (circa)
This shows a gathering of Civil War veterans, probably on State Street in Media.

Wilde Guard Post. No. 25, G.A.R., Grand Army of the Republic

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Address: Not Known
Date: 1902 (circa)
This shows a gathering of Civil War veterans, probably oin Media. One of the houses is number 11.

West side of Orange Street between Baker Street and Baltimore Avenue

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1966 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "This row of stores, and others like them, were all torn down about 1968 as part of the Media's urban renewal project. These were among the first stores built in Media and were over 100 years old when destroyed." This print was…

West entrance to Media, Del. Co., Pa.

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1890-1900
Looking west on Baltimore Avenue toward Brooke Street

Webster store, interior

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Date: 1900 (circa)
P. L. Webster sold butter and eggs at this location in 1900. Media 1897 Directory lists: Pennell L. Webster, Milk, 109 W. State, House, same

Way house, Media

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Date: 1897
Used in Media Semi-centennial booklet, 1900, in combination photo showing Media's Original Farm Houses, as belonging to Elizabeth Way

Watters Clock

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1895 (circa)
The Watters Electric Program Clock, patented Oct. 29, 1895, by L. H. Watters, Media, PA. Patent 549,038. Filed Nov. 30, 1891

Walter house, Media, and adjacent house

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Date: 1895-1900
From right: 104, 102, and 100 W. Front St. These are still standing as of 2018. The house on the far left has been demolished, and the porch on the far right has been altered

View of valley from Orange Street, Media, Pa.

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Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1890 (circa)
Exact location of this view is unclear. Perhaps looking northwest from about Baker Street, toward Ridley Creek Valley, or this could be the present (2019) location of Glen Providence Park.