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School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education Photograph Collection

Collection ID

PC-45

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)

Description

Collection Summary

Title
School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education Photograph Collection

Dates
1915-1929

Collection ID
PC-45

Creator
School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education

Quantity
0.25 linear feet (1 box)           

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English

           

Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

A collection of approximately 40 prints reproduced from Board of Education negatives. Mostly images of vocational training for male and female students in classes that are often racially mixed. Training includes auto repair, printing press work, pharmacy/nursing, sewing/tailoring, and wallpapering. Also includes vaccinations, home economics, immigrant women learning English, Shippen School, an open air school, street scenes on Lindley and Sheldon, and views of the neighborhood surrounding the Kay and Longfellow schools.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b1717242~S12

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education Photograph Collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education Photograph Collection, PC-45, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Prints made by A-V, Temple. Originally received as Accession 437, November 1980.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2015 by Patrick Stalter, student worker.

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education

Subjects:
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Vocational education -- Pennsylvania – Philadelphia

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Photographs

Inventory

1          Boys at Printing Press          1927
1          Boys Auto Repair Class          1928
1          Children Eating in Classroom; Children in Class          1915
1          Children Receiving Vaccination          1928
1          Girls Pharmacy/Nursing Class          1918
1          Home Economics Classes          circa 1918-1929
1          Immigrant Women Learning English          1929
1          Mixed Sewing/Tailoring Class          1929
1          Open Air Schools          1918
1          Shippen School, Exterior          1927
1          Street Scenes Near Kay and Longfellow Schools          1915
1          Vacant Lot, Address Unknown          1926
1          View Looking East on Lindley Street From Third Street; ...Sheldon Street From Third Street          1924
1          Wallpapering Class          1927