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We’re hosting a celebration of John Coltrane’s music and release of his 1966 Temple University this Tuesday, September 23rd. More info here….

http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/offering-john-coltrane-09-23-2014

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We’re hosting a celebration of John Coltrane’s music and release of his 1966 Temple University this Tuesday, September 23rd. More info here….

http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/offering-john-coltrane-09-23-2014

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We’re hosting a celebration of John Coltrane’s music and release of his 1966 Temple University this Tuesday, September 23rd. More info here….

http://www.arsnovaworkshop.com/events/offering-john-coltrane-09-23-2014

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From top to bottom

"Street scene in the East Falls section of Philadelphia."
ca. 1951
http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/22588

"Area residents and visitors fish along the banks of the Schuylkill River in the East Falls section of Philadelphia."
1979-05-01
http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/22582

"Photo shows Phillie Phanatic sticking out his tongue at the San Diego Padres’ KGB Chicken."
1978-08-22
http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/35233

"Image shows a group of boys frolicking in a fountain outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art."
1968-09-03
http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/45162

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From top to bottom:

Little Leaguer Robert Kaufman swings at pitch from Phillies Robin Roberts at Connie Mack Stadium. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. August 15, 1957. http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/33497

Curt Simmons, pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies gives tips to Paul Turner at Junior Baseball Federation clinic. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. February 8, 1958. http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/33499

Simon Gratz High’s Ruth Acker slides into third base before being tagged by Kensington High Girls’ Claire Master. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. May 1, 1930. http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/33447

All photos from the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photograph Collection, Temple University.

Source: digital.library.temple.edu
Photo Set

From top to bottom:

UAPB111001 - “Fireworks explode over Independence Hall in Celebration of July 4.”  Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, July 5th, 1978

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/7253

P111114B - “Portraits of the Presidents of the United States, each on a six-by-eight foot canvas, are assembled in Independence Mall for the 14th annual Bulletin Independence Day celebration tomorrow night.”Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, July 2nd

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/20074

UAPB149001 - “With the official opening of the campaign for $13.5 million for 250 health and welfare agencies and services, fireworks burst around Penn’s statue atop City Hall.”  Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, October 2nd, 1957

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/7029

P111135B - “Prize-winning participants in the morning Lawncrest parade were Sandy Connor, 9, and her brother, John, of 228 Benner St., who rode a float as Martha and George Washington.”  Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, July 6th, 1973

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/20075






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From top to bottom:

P442106B - “Gunners Mate Walter Morrison watches the crowds tour the USS Lawrence, a guided missile destroyer at Penn’s Landing." Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, July 7th, 1981

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/13261

P442047B - A crowd watches an outdoor concert at Penn’s Landing.
 Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, September 11th, 1977

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/12762

V084Z201406000527B - Air photo looking south from above the Benjamin Franklin Bridge shows Penn’s Landing redevelopment project amid piers on the Delaware River. Image shows cleared blocks along Delaware Avenue and the Delaware Expressway, or Interstate 95, under construction (top, right of center). “The long curving line is the ‘Embarcadero,' where tourists will embark on ocean voyages."  Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, May 5th, 1969

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/19804

V202Z201406000528B - Air photo looking south along Delaware Avenue shows demolition of Chestnut Street Pier in preparation for the Penn’s Landing redevelopment project. Society Hill Towers and cleared blocks around Dock Street shown, as is Market-Frankford Line portal and tracks north of Market Street.  Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, October 20th, 1965

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/19803

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From top to bottom:

P452042B – “A group of children roast hot dogs outdoors over a fire.  Bloomberg shows the children how with camp director, Levin, at his side.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin.  August 5, 1957.

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/17793

S033085B – “Memorial Day, rain or shine, traditionally will bring the ‘unlocking’ of the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic City.  Here’s the key and the mermaid ready to launch the summer bathing season.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. May 17, 1964

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/5916

P099054B – “Turrey Kepler, seven, of Llanerch, places wreath beneath memorial tablet in Armistice Day ceremonies at the Strawbridge & Clothier store.  Boy’s grandfather, Lt. Earl Davis, was first store employee to be killed in World War I.  Robert L. Jennings, past commander of Olney Post 388, American Legion, and a store employee, is at right.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. December 11, 1950

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/3168

P394249B – “Grand Army of the Republic members sit at a Memorial Day Service.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. June 1, 1936

http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/10425

 

Source: digital.library.temple.edu
Photo Set

All photos from the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photograph Collection, Temple University. http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15037coll3

From top to bottom:

P297160B—“Yudy Shemtov is surrounded by youngsters from a synagogue in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia as he place matzo in the oven at the Lubavitcher Center on Castor Avenue.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. April 3, 1979.

P297145B—Shimon Golowinski (right) rolls a piece of dough across the table to Alex Carlebach as bakery opens at 4945 N. Broad Street in the Logan section of Philadelphia to make matzo for Passover. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. March 10, 1975.

P297144B—Marcy Garb placing hot potato kugel on a platter for the Garb family’s vegetarian Seder. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. April 6, 1981.

P297156B—“The foods on the Seder plate remind participants of Passover’s meaning. Here a carrot replaces the traditional lamb bone.” Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. April 6, 1981.

P297140B—Passover is celebrated at the Jewish Home for the Aged, Old York Road and Sommerville Avenue. From left to right, are Mrs. Molly Sorens; Harry Moff, administrator of the home, reading from the Haggadah; Mrs. Reba C. Kline, honorary president of the home; Harry Robinson, president of the home; Nathan Silverstein, and Leibish Siegel. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. April 9, 1952.

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Power of Attorney, a Graterford Prison band, performing at a Montgomery County Community College Friday-night dance. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. April 18, 1975.

All photos from George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photograph Collection, Temple University.

To learn more about Graterford, Power of Attorney, and guitarist and inmate William Smith (center in top photo), be sure to check out Dan Denvir’s latest piece in the Philadelphia City Paper.