Photo, Print, Drawing Interior with historic organ, Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
About this Item
- Interior with historic organ, Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
- 2007 January 23.
- - United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
- - Wanamakers Department Store
- - America
- Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
- - Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer.
- - Wanamaker's department store was the first department store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and one of the first department stores in the United States. It was renowned for its honest reputation and for innovating many retailing firsts in America. At its zenith in the early 20th century, there were two major Wanamaker department stores, one in Philadelphia and one in New York, both with extremely large staffs. By the end of the 20th century in the shopping-mall era, there were 16 Wanamaker's outlets, but the chain was absorbed into Hecht's (now Macy's) in 1995 after years of change. The current occupant of the former Wanamaker's Department Store is Macy's Center City.
- - Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
- - Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010:031).
- - Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- 1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-DIG-highsm- 04088 (ONLINE) [P&P]
- Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- highsm 04088 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.04088
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-highsm-04088 (original digital file)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Interior with historic organ, Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania United States Philadelphia, 2007. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010630086/.
APA citation style:
Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2007) Interior with historic organ, Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania United States Philadelphia, 2007. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010630086/.
MLA citation style:
Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Interior with historic organ, Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010630086/>.