Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 77

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 77

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Item No: pdcc01696
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 77
Additional Title: United States Mint.
Historic Street Address: 16th & Spring Garden Streets
Historic Street Address: 39 N. 7th Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Single item: Newspaper article celebrating the 149th Anniversary of the First United States Mint, which began operations in 1793 from its building located on 7th Street between Arch and Market. Illustrations show a drawing of the first mint; photograph of the later facility at 16th and Spring Garden Streets with a portrait of its superintendent Edwin H. Dressel (inset); two photographs showing workers pouring molten metal for silver coins and rolling them out to their proper thickness. Clipping taken from The Evening Bulletin of April 10, 1941. 15.8 x 30.6 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.962904
Geocode Longitude:-75.164659

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