Monday, September 22, 2008

Philly History

Clean Up Week Parade. Parade of Street Cleaners-Broad Street-City Hall in View

The City's photo archive contains over 2 million photo records that date from the late 1800's. This web site contains a growing collection of those photos. All archive photos may be searched by keyword and date. Archive photos which have been assigned a geographic location are also searchable by proximity to an Address, Intersection, Place Name, or Neighborhood.

Click title to check it out. is great.

1 comment:

Patti Hallock said...

Zoe, thanks for the link to this archive, it's really great! Given the history in our fair city related to picking up the trash, the photo you posted is HILARIOUS!