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Title Balch Postcard Collection
Date c.1900-1938
Document Type Postcard
Reference PG152
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Balch Institute Postcard Collection, c.1900-1938
Description This collection consists of postcards relating to different ethnic groups and images of Philadelphia sites. The additions consist largely of miscellaneous postcards that, due to their content and provenance (either purchased or unknown), could not be placed in other collections.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality African American; Italian; Chinese; Swedish; Native American; Slovakian; Czech; Ukranian; Greek; Polish; Irshi; Dutch; Turkish
Keywords immigrant, employment, patriotism, heritage, culture, fashion, housing, celebrations, children, cityscape, landmark, Ellis Island, national identity, racism
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English; French
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania