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Year: 1923

Auto Parts Logo
1923
* logo, standing person, hat, tire
* Not clear what company this was a logo for.
* Wall. Northwest corner, 16th and Fairmount.
* 39.967250,-75.163810 [map]
* On the Fairmount tour
* Exhibits: Unidentified




East Germantown World War Memorial
1923
* stele, words, garland, shield
* inscription:
Erected by the people of East Germantown as an imperishable tribute to the memory of the more than one thousand of its heroes who served in the World War 1917-1918 offering to our country all that mortal man could give: their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor.
To all who pass this sacred spot, let the head be bowed, a tear be shed - may the heart swell in gratitude and praise in honor of those to whom this memorial stands.
Aisne Marne
St. Mihiel
Meuse Argonne
Chateau Thierry
Somme
Toul
Troyon
Vesel
* Traffic island, Chelten, Wyncote, and Wister.
* 40.052065,-75.157900 [map]
* Exhibits: War




John Wanamaker, Citizen
John Massey Rhind, 1923
* Statue of John Wanamaker
* standing person carrying a hat
* inscription: 1838 - 1922
* East side of City Hall. West side of Juniper, North of Market.
* 39.952650,-75.162750 [map]
* On the City Hall tour
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1936 picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's John Massey Rhind page
+wikipedia.org's John Wanamaker page
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page




Packard Building Gates
Samuel Yellin, 1923
* flowers
* Gates. Packard Building. Southeast corner, 15th and Chestnut.
* 39.950950,-75.165360 [map]
* On the Avenue of the Arts tour
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.orgs's Samuel Yellin page
+Samuel Yellin Metal Workers
+philadelphiabuildings.org's Packard Building entry




Saint Mark's Entrance
Samuel Yellin, 1923
* Statue of Jesus
* people standing
* inscription: Come unto me all that are heavy laden and I will give you rest.
* Entrance. Saint Mark's Church. North side of Locust between 16th and 17th.
* 39.948775,-75.168500 [map]
* On the Rittenhouse Square tour
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org entry for this building.
+philadelphiabuildings.orgs's Samuel Yellin page
+Samuel Yellin Metal Workers
+Saint Mark's Church




St. Stephen Community House
1923
* Relief bust of Saint Stephen
* head, cross, roses
* Wall. St. Stephen's Church. Ludlow East of 10th (just North of 10th and Chestnut).
* 39.950700,-75.156350 [map]
* On the Jefferson Center City Campus tour
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org entry for the building
+wikipedia.org's Saint Stephen page
+ststephensphl.org
+lanterntheater.org