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Book/Printed Material A friendly guide to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker store,

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Title

  • A friendly guide to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker store,

Summary

  • This book begins with a discussion of Philadelphia's historical significance, noting that certain kinds of public service institutions originated in the city and exploring the ways in which its topography and architecture reflect the Quaker temperament. It offers an outline of Philadelphia's culture, industry, commerce, and physical environment, including its educational centers, museums, parks, clubs, businesses, and hotels. The second half of the guide recounts the origins and development of the Wanamaker Store, a leader among the nation's department stores in the 1920s. American Memory.

Names

  • Wanamaker, John, firm, Philadelphia. [from old catalog]

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia, c1926.

Headings

  • -  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Guidebooks

Medium

  • 64 p. illus. (incl. map) 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F158.5 .W24

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 27012482

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Wanamaker, John, Firm, Philadelphia. A friendly guide to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker store. Philadelphia, 1926. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/27012482/.

APA citation style:

Wanamaker, J. (1926) A friendly guide to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker store. Philadelphia. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/27012482/.

MLA citation style:

Wanamaker, John, Firm, Philadelphia. A friendly guide to Philadelphia and the Wanamaker store. Philadelphia, 1926. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/27012482/>.