Annual Field Mass on the Parkway

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Annual Field Mass on the Parkway

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01024
Title: Annual Field Mass on the Parkway
Creation Date: 6/21/1931
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Historic Street Address: Logan Circle
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Caption: Thousands of Police and Firemen attend Annual Field Mass on the Parkway. 

"A view of Logan Circle last Sunday as guardians of the public safety of Philadelphia and Atlantic City, as well as members of the Pennsylvania State Police, gathered to partake of the sacrament in the seventh celebration sponsored by the League of the Sacred Heart."

Public Ledger, Sunday, June 21, 1931.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.170954
Geocode Latitude:39.958003

Creator Name: Public Ledger - Photographer