Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 43

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 43

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Item No: pdcc01662
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 43
Additional Title: Custom House
Historic Street Address: 420 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Single item, full page: Newspaper article by C. Wesley Thomas, Collector of Customs at Philadelphia, outlining the history of Custom Houses in the city and explaining the need for a larger and more modern facility. Inset images show the first and second homes of the U.S. Custom House; a portrait of C. Wesley Thomas; a portrait of Nicholas Biddle, who served as President of the Second Bank of the United States. Clipping from The Public Ledger newspaper, January 31, 1904. 16.9 x 32.6cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948892
Geocode Longitude:-75.148038

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler