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Media Centennial Celebration. "Centennial greetings from the Wentzes."

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Date: 1950
Card includes photographs of Media Presbyterian Church, Borough Hall, Media High School, and R.M.S. Media, a British steamship. Dr. Walter Engard Wentz Jr. married Elizabeth Hoopes Mackey on September 24, 1932 (See Chester Times, Sept. 26, 1932). She…

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

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Date: 1950-06-10
Accompanying the Glenolden Fire Company was "one of the most elaborately attired outfits in the parade, the Fire Fighters string band, composed of Philadelphia firemen, led by Battalion Chief George E. Duffy. The men had uniforms of light blue,…

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Zimmerman/P-19198-08.jpg
Date: 1950-06-10
Accompanying the Glenolden Fire Company was "one of the most elaborately attired outfits in the parade, the Fire Fighters string band, composed of Philadelphia firemen, led by Battalion Chief George E. Duffy. The men had uniforms of light blue,…

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

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Date: 1950-06-10
Banner reads: Ridley Township High School Band and Fire companies. Vauclain - Folsom - Milmont - Holmes - Woodlyn - Leedom

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

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Date: 1950-06-10
Unidentified string band, on Manchester Avenue, just north of Front Street. Second Baptist Church is visible in the background.

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Zimmerman/P-19198-04.jpg
Date: 1950-06-10
Unidentified string band, with child performer, on Manchester Avenue, just north of Front Street.

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

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Date: 1950-06-10
Unidentified veterans contingent, on Manchester Avenue, just north of Front Street.

Media Centennial Celebration. Firemen's Day. Parade of Delaware County Firemen's Association

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Date: 1950-06-10
Colwyn Fire Company No. 1 was "led by seven firemen carrying bouquets, 26 other Colwyn men drew by ropes an ancient hose cart said to have been brought from England to Philadelphia more than a century ago." (Chester Times, June 12, 1950)

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Looking north on South Avenue (now Veterans Square) from State Street, at Delaware County Court House decorated for the festivities.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Address: Not known
Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Unknown men during Centennial Celebration, near Media High School athletic field, probably on Edgemont Street. The Thunderbird automobile is the real star of this picture.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Frank Lees caption, incomplete: "In front of John's Grille, Monroe and Baker Streets, 1950. Left to right, standing: Hershey Wiler [sic], Frank Hedge, John Banis, Walter Tipping" Abram Hershey Weiler lived on Manchester Avenue in Nether Providence,…

Media Centennial Celebration

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Address: Not known
Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Mr. and Mrs. William M. Wenlock. According to the Chester Times, June 7, 1950, p. 15, these are costumes from the 1820s. She was the former Dorothy Anne Kane. The house number behind them is 318, like somewhere in Media, where they both lived.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Walter LaLonde (left) and Francis Scott, in Jeep, wearing American Legion uniform. Media Free Library is in the background.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Caption on reverse: Left to right, top: Laro (?)Thompson, Anne Stewart, Martha Clare, Elizabeth Reiff. Bottom: June Wickersham, Linda Murray.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
In costume for the festivities, Left to right, top: Agnes Wenkel, unknown, Elizabeth Clare. Bottom: Kathryn Begley, Dorothy Howarth

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Walter LaLonde in costume for the festivities.

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Walter LaLonde and Elizabeth Reiff in costume for the festivities.

Media Centennial Celebration

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Zimmerman/P-19196-03.jpg
Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
June Wickersham (left) and Anne Stewart, in costume for the festivities

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Adele Bennett in costume for the festivities

Media Centennial Celebration

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Date: 1950-06-03/1950-06-10
Elizabeth Reiff in costume for the festivities.

Two unidentified me

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Address: Not known
Date: 1950-06
Man on left is wearing a hat with a TWA airlines pin.