The 1920's


This page highlights how real estate was advertised in the 1920'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.
All image captions precede the image.


THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Sunday, March 7th, 1920

Sunday, March 7th, 1920

Sunday, March 7th, 1920
Note: First photographic image in Real Estate section seen (by this researcher).

THE PUBLIC LEDGER

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923 p. 8 (2 images)
Note: 4th out of 5 pages in the Real Estate Section

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Thursday, September 6th, 1923 p.21
Note: The "Real Estate and Building" Sectioni

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923
Note: Page 1 of a 5 page Real Estate Section.

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923
Notes: Page 2 of a 5 page Real Estate Section

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923
Notes: Parts of pages 2 and 3 of a 5 page Real Estate Section

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923
Notes: Page 3 of a 5 page Real Estate Section. Advertises "lists" of properties.

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923 p.7
Notes: Page 3 of a 5 pafe Real Estate Section. Appropriation of "Beverly Hills." Description of neighborhood but no description of individual homes.

Sunday, September 2nd, 1923 p. 8
Notes: Page 4 of a 5 page Real Estate Section. Real Estate office open until 8:30 pm and has two offices. Advertises the conveniences of the neighborhood and nothing about the homes, themselves.

 


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