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African A.M.E. Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433C.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
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."

View of lake and boating grounds, Media Park

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433D.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
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."…

Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble Minded Children [Now Elwyn Institute]

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433E.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
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."

Cottage site on Media Park Avenue

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433F.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
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."

"Burnt Mills" and view on Media Park

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01433G.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
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." …

Media High School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01434.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Thanks to Sam Lemon for helping identify this former "mystery" photograph. The image appears, as an engraving, on early Media High School diplomas.

Media Presbyterian Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-02007.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
Stereoview

First Methodist Episcopal Church

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-02024.jpg
Date: 1880 (circa)
This photograph dates before the parsonage was built to the west of the church, and before the stained glass window was added above the front door. Copy of original photo; source not noted

P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] Locomotive

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-04052F.jpg
Location: None
Date: 1880 (circa)
According to a handwritten note on the back of this card, this was the type of locomotive once used on the Media line. "Property of John McAllister, Media, Pa."

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).

Smith homestead

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01012B.jpg
Date: 1880-1889
Caption: "412 W. State Street in the 1880s. Taken by Henry C. Smith. Residence of A. Lewis Smith who maintained a law office on the first floor to the right of the evergreen tree."

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.

South Avenue looking north from Jefferson Street toward Delaware County, after a heavy snowfall.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01203.jpg
Date: 1880-1900
Old copy by Dr. Ralph C. Lowe, from collection of Walter Yarnall. Possibly showing the Blizzard of 1888.

Packard’s Dry Goods Store, Orange Street north of Front Street, west side.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01222.jpg
Date: 1880-1900
Frank Lees caption: "Mark Packard established what was known as 'Mark Packard's Church,' the Methodist Episcopal Church, on Manchester Avenue in Wallingford." Copy of original photo; source not noted

Boys sitting on granite curb stones, southwest corner, Baltimore Avenue and South Avenue

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01264.jpg
Date: 1885
Frank Lees notes that this is the northwest corner, back of photo in original caption reads southwest corner.

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.

Darby Friends School

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5261-1.jpg
Date: 1888
This school was located adjacent to the Darby Friends' Cemetery. The building is now gone, but the stuccoed wall and gateway remain (2018). A boy, probably Harry Appleton, the photographer's son, poses in the picture.

Harry Appleton, on stoop

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

Cat in yard

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5706.jpg
Location: Media (Pa.)
Date: 1888 (circa)
Probably an Appleton family pet.