Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 60Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Item No: pdcc01679
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 60
Additional Title: Citizen's Volunteer Hospital and two others.Historic Street Address: Broad & Race Streets
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & Washington Avenue
Historic Street Address: Swanson Street & Washington Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Newspaper article describing the tense events in the city beginning late June of 1863 precipitated by the threatened occupation of the city by the advancing Confederate Army. Illustrations depict the Citizen's Volunteer Hospital at Broad Street and Washington Avenue, and the city arsenal, located on Race Street below Broad, where citizens responding to a call-to-arms were enrolled, uniformed and equipped for battle. Clipped from The Evening Bulletin circa July, 1939. 15.4 x 30.3 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Interior view of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital showing the committee members. The facility, which provided a place of respite for troops passing through the city during the Civil War, was located on Washington Avenue at Swanson Street. Albumen photograph by Robert Newell, c. 1863. 11.4 x 10.2 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164874
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Newell, Robert, 1822-1897 - Photographer