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114. Semi, new. Old Lane, south of Township Line Road

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18055.jpg
Date: 1954-07
Location on slide is a few blocks off. This view, looking down from Township Line Road, is not Old Lane Street, but the alley street between Agnew Drive and Bryan Street. Hillcrest Elementary School is on the left. Address is for the school.

116. Detached, 1954. Between Township Line Rd. and State Rd, Llanerch

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18056.jpg
Date: 1954-07
View showing St Bernadette of Lourdes Catholic Church on Turner Avenue, from what is now (2019) the Dermond Recreation Area. Address is for the church.

118. Business, Diaper. Commercial. Pilgrim Gardens, Upper Darby Township

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18057.jpg
Date: 1954-07
Humpty Dumpty Diaper Service Co. truck in the Pilgrim Gardens neighborhood of Drexel Hill, Pa. Exact location not known.

119-121 E. 6th St., Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9072-1.jpg
Date: 1900-1908
Shows 119-121 E. 6th St. House (as of 2018) has been remodeled to have a stucco exterior and more overhang on the roofline, but the shape of the building and details surrounding these pictures confirm the location. Partial view of house shows back of…

119-121 E. 6th St., Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9072-2.jpg
Date: 1900-1908
Shows 119-121 E. 6th St. House (as of 2018) has been remodeled to have a stucco exterior and more overhang on the roofline, but the shape of the building and details surrounding these pictures confirm the location. Partial view of house shows back of…

119-121 E. 6th St., Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9072-3.jpg
Date: 1900-1908
Shows 119-121 E. 6th St. House (as of 2018) has been remodeled to have a stucco exterior and more overhang on the roofline, but the shape of the building and details surrounding these pictures confirm the location. Partial view of house shows back of…

119-121 E. 6th St., Media, Pa.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-9072-4.jpg
Date: 1900-1908
Shows 119-121 E. 6th St. House (as of 2018) has been remodeled to have a stucco exterior and more overhang on the roofline, but the shape of the building and details surrounding these pictures confirm the location. Partial view of house shows back of…

120. Commercial. Drexelbrook Inn and Lounge.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18059.jpg
Date: 1954-07
The sign calls this a "Lodge." Address is approximate

127. 200 block Bevan St., Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18062.jpg
Date: 1954 (circa)
Near Bevan St. and 2nd St. Bevan St. no longer exists. It ran between Market St. and Welsh St. Address is approximate.

129. 100 block E. 2nd St., Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18063.jpg
Date: 1954-06
Corner of Bevan St. and E. 2nd St. Bevan St. no longer exists. It ran between Market St. and Welsh St. Address is approximate.

131. Alley

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18065.jpg
Location: Chester (Pa.)
Date: 1954 (circa)
Probably in Chester, Pa.

133. Exterior. 100 block Kerlin St. Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18066.jpg
Date: 1954-06
This shows the corner of Kerlin Street and Cherry Street. In 2019, a few of these houses still stood.

134. Exterior. 100 block Kerlin St. Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18067.jpg
Date: 1954-06
This view is looking across the railroad tracks and Front Street to the backyards of the houses in Kerlin Street. In 2019, most of these houses were no longer standing.

135. 1700 block W. 2nd St., Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18068.jpg
Date: 1954-06
In 2019, only a couple of houses on this block still stood. Address is approximate.

136. 1714 Front St., Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18069.jpg
Date: 1954-06
This block, in 2019, was entirely vacant.

138. South of Front St. on Yarnall St., Chester

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18070.jpg
Date: 1954-06
Yarnall Street below Front Street was closed, as of 2020.

139. Detached, new. 1300 block Town St., Chester Township.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18071.jpg
Date: 1954-06
Town Street is probably Townsend Street. In 2019, the 1400 Block of Townsend is mostly intact and resembles the 1954 photograph. Address is approximate.

14, 16 and 18 West State Street, south side between Jackson and Plum streets

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-01325.jpg
Date: 1969 (circa)
View shows Charlies Shoe Service (14), Jack's Used Furniture (16) and Tancreed's (18). Work van is from "Enjay Refrigeration, Phila., PA."

140. Multi, new. 2000 block Shannon St., Chester Township

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Lees/P-18072.jpg
Date: 1954-06
By 2020, this block had been entirely reconstructed with new houses, probably by the Delaware County Housing Authority.