The 1900's

This page highlights how real estate was advertised in the 1900's in daily newspapers. Examples are taken from The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Public Ledger and The Philadelphia Press. All newspapers were accessed from the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Saturday, September 5th, 1908 p.14

Wednesday, September 2nd, 1908

Saturday, September 5th, 1905 p. 14

Saturday, September 5th, 1905 p. 14
Advertisement Text (cut-off):

Germantown's choicest and highest location. Right at the trolley. Ten minutes' walk to Penna and Reading Railroad Stations and Fairmount Park. These elegant three-story, porch-front, side-yard, front-lawn houses; hardwood throughout; porcelain bath, washstand and sink, gas and electric light; paper to suit. Always open. These houses must be seen to be appreciated. TERMS TO SUIT.

A FEW FOR RENT. $35.00.

James J. Allen, Builder
6322 Germantown Ave

Saturday, September 5th, 1908 p. 14

Saturday, September 5th, 1908, p. 14

Thursday, Sepetember 3rd, 1908
Note: This is the only day that this announcement was featured. Published in the "In The Real Estate Field" section.


Thursday, September 3rd, 1908
Note: "In the Real Estate Field" Section. Bryn Mawr College mentioned.






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