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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Nether Providence (Pa. : Township)"

"Shadowland" (Park Avenue), near Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-08007.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. This photo was entered in The John Wanamaker Exhibition of Photographs by Amateurs, February 1908.

Along Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10028.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Exact location uncertain. Photo probably by W. E. Dickeson.

Angora Trolley on Baltimore Pike, Nether Providence Township

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10014.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Modern print, probably from glass negative. Title is from Frank Lees.

Beatty Road to Springfield Water Works at Isaac Habbersett’s Farm

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10030.jpg
Date: 1903 (circa)
Title is from Frank Lees. Fragment of original caption on reverse mentions Jacob Hubbard's farm. Exact location uncertain.

Collapse of covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek at Victoria Plush Mills

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10001.jpg
Date: 1913-04
The Plush Mill Bridge collapsed April 20, 1913, when an 18-ton steamroller was crossing and crashed through the floor. See Chester Times, April 21, 1913 and a March 13, 1914 article about the lawsuit that ensued. Frank Lees caption: "Trolley…

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009A.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. The view is looking east into Springfield. Modern print, probably from glass negative.

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009B.jpg
Date: 1910 (circa)
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. The view is looking east into Springfield. Modern print, probably from glass negative.

Covered bridge carrying Baltimore Pike over Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10009C.jpg
Date: 1917
Caption also calls this the Victoria Plush Mill Bridge. This view is looking west into Nether Providence A trolley is shown alongside the bridge. Copy of original photo; source not noted.

Crum Creek (Beatty Hollow)

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10004A.jpg
Date: 1908
The title and date are from Frank Lee's writing on envelope. The original photograph had no identification on reverse other than an indication of the lens or film used, and a notation: "Taken against the sun." Address is approximate. Probably W. E.…

Dr. Martin's, Crum Creek

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10002.jpg
Date: 1900 (circa)
Frank Lees caption: "Beatty Road approaching Crum Creek, Nether Providence Township." This is possibly the house that, in 2019, still stands at 603 Beatty Road. According to the 1909 Mueller Atlas, plate 26, Edward Martin owned more than 100 acres…

Falls, Crum Creek, Del. Co. Covered and trolley bridge. Plush Mills. Ed, Harvey, Bruce.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-10015.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. Victoria Plush Mills are just out of the picture, to the right.

Idlewild waiters

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8383-1.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
15 African American men, possibly posed on porch of Idlewild Hotel. See also AP_8383-2.

Idlewild waiters

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8383-2.jpg
Date: 1906-1907
16 African American men, possibly posed on porch of Idlewild Hotel. Several men blurry in this picture. See also AP-8383-1.