[nggallery id=231] The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry was a psychiatric hospital located in the Byberry neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. The name of the institution was changed several times during its history being variously named Philadelphia State Hospital, Byberry State Hospital, Byberry City Farms, and the Philadelphia Hospital for Mental Diseases. It was […]
Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, 1948.
Photo of Civil Rights Screaming Rioter Arrested. Photo is Dated 8/29/64.
The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry was a psychiatric hospital located in the Byberry neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. The institution began as a small work farm for the mentally ill. Soon, plans were made to turn the farm into a cottage plan asylum. Construction began on the institution in 1906. Shortly after that, […]
NORTH PHILADELPHIA JOBLESS BLACKS. MAN STANDING AT RIGHT IS GERALD “HEAT WAVE” JONES, WHO WORKS FOR “THE NETWORK”, A RESOURCE CENTER SPONSORED BY THE URBAN COALITION, 09/1973.
STREET GANG MEMBERS, 09/1973 Documerica – ARC Identifier 552752 / Local Identifier 412-DA-10267
BBC Louis Theroux’s – “Law and Disorder in Philadelphia”
BOY IN BACK ALLEY IN NORTH PHILADELPHIA, 09/1973
PHILADELPHIA ROW HOUSES, 10/1973
KILLING TIME IN NORTH PHILADELPHIA, 09/1973
NORTH PHILADELPHIA CHILDREN, 09/1973 Documerica – ARC Identifier 552760 / Local Identifier 412-DA-10275
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYS ON FIELD SURROUNDED BY FREEWAYS. MUNICIPAL STADIUM IN LEFT BACKGROUND, 10/1973. Documerica – ARC Identifier 552719 / Local Identifier 412-DA-10234
U.S. STEEL FAIRLESS WORKS ON THE DELAWARE RIVER, 08/1973. Documerica – ARC Identifier 549966 / Local Identifier 412-DA-7481
CITY INCINERATOR ON THE DELAWARE RIVER, 08/1973.
ROW HOUSES, 10/1973. Documerica – ARC Identifier 552730 / Local Identifier 412-DA-10245
17TH STREET, BETWEEN H AND I STREETS, NW. (FROM THE SITES EXHIBITION), 06/1973