Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 20

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Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 20

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Item No: pdcc01767
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 20
Additional Title: Wyoming School and three others
Historic Street Address: 17th & Spring Garden Streets
Historic Street Address: 5th Street & Fairmount Avenue
Historic Street Address: 6th Street & Fairmount Avenue, Northwest corner
Historic Street Address: 7th & Race Streets, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item 1, upper left: View of the Classical Seminary, located at the southeast corner of Race and Seventh Streets, looking from Franklin Square. Lithograph reproduced in an unknown publication. 12.5 x 8.8 cm.


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Item 2, upper right: View of Saunders' School, a public school erected 1868 on Fairmount Avenue below Fifth Street, facing Maria Street. Wood engraving. 10.7 x 12.0 cm.


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Item 3, lower left: Exterior view of the Wyoming Grammar School (for Boys). The building was erected 1868 on the northwest corner of Sixth Street and Coates Street (now Fairmount Avenue). Engraving reproduced in unknown publication. 10.8 x 15.4 cm.


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Item 4, lower right: Oblique view of the Girls' Normal School, 13th & Spring Garden Streets. The school was established in 1848 as the first secondary public school for girls in Pennsylvania, and the first municipally supported normal school in the United States. Normal Schools provided an education for young women to become school teachers. Also known as the Girls' High School of Philadelphia (1859); Girls' High and Normal School (1860). Pen and ink sketch reproduced in unknown publication. 7.8 x 11.3 cm.


Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.962990
Geocode Longitude:-75.166251

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler