Northeast corner of Broad and Race Streets, Nov. 1878

Philadelphia, Pa.

The central feature is the corner building. It housed the "C.V. Hecker Manuafacory Self-Rising Flour." "Croton Flour Mills New York." An election banner covers the entire width of the front of the building, promoting the candidacy of the "10 Ward Republican Ticket: Governor Henry M. Hoyt; Judge Supreme Court, James P. Sterret; Lieut. Gov., Hon. Chas. Stone; and Sec. Inter. AFF, Col. A. K. Dunkle.

In the same building, on the right side is the business of "J. E. Abbott, Painter." On the sidewalk stands a sandwich sign for "Segars." There are four adult figures and a child in the scene. To the left in #209 Broad St. is the Allen & Seybert Commission Merchants, Flour Grain Feed. To the right in # 205 is housed the Department Highways, 2nd District. The next right advertises "Ice & Coal Company, Principal Office & Depot 91 Jefferson cor. Hutchinson St., Wholesale & Retail."

 

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.022

 


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