Widener Memorial Industrial Training School for Crippled Children

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Widener Memorial Industrial Training School for Crippled Children

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00852
Title: Widener Memorial Industrial Training School for Crippled Children
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & Old York Road
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Half-tone reproduction depicting a birds'-eye-view of the buildings and grounds of the Widener Memorial Industrial Training School for Crippled Children. The five marble-trimmed Colonial buildings were designed by architect Horace Trumbauer and were erected in 1902. The institution was founded by Peter A. B. Widener in memory of his late wife.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.054429
Geocode Longitude:-75.141327

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Trumbauer, Horace, 1868-1938 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler