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[Record Group 232-4-10]

232-4-10.1 Correspondence and Files
1926
3 folders, no index
Includes press releases, correspondence, literature received, and miscellaneous loose clippings about the exposition. For clippings, see also scrapbook clippings.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-4-10.2 Newsletters
1925-1926
3 folders, no index
Includes the Sesqui Newsogram, volume 1, numbers 1 and 2 (November and December 1925), 3 issues of untitled newsletters published in broadside format, 1925-1926; and miscellaneous copies of the Sesqui-Centennial Bulletin.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-4-10.3 Pamphlets
1926
2 volumes, no index
Includes: Celebrating 150 Years of American Independence (c. April 1926)
Ring It Again! The Sesqui-Centennial Exhibition.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-4-10.4 Posters
1926
2 folders, no index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
232-4-10.5 American Teacher - American Youth Award
1926
2 folders, no index
Odell Hauser directed this program in which each state was invited to select two high school students who best exemplified American ideals of youth, and one woman school teacher who has accomplished the greatest good for the students of her state, to participate in a week-long "patriotic pilgrimage" to Philadelphia.

Includes a program brochure, announcement, press release, application forms, and book of medalists.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.


232-4-10.6 Programs of Events
1926
43 folders, no index
Includes copies of the Official Sesqui-Centennial Daily Program (August 13-November 17, 1926) which was issued weekly in the form of a printed booklet; the printed Official Events Program booklet listing all events from May 31-December 1, 1926 and probably published toward the beginning of the exposition; Official Daily Program press releases issued by Hauser's department on legal-sized typed, mimeographed sheets (the files contain mimeographs or carbon copies of the programs for June 29-November 30, 1926, with the exception of several dates which are missing); and Weekly Official Programs issued by this department in a typed, mimoegraphed format for the weeks of July 21-September 25, 1926. The file also includes Weekly Programs issued by the Information Bureau staffed by George Zimmer, Assistant to Sesqui-Centennial business manager E. L. Austin, in a typed, mimeographed format; Daily Programs issued by the Information Bureau, June 22-September 1, 1926; and daily memoranda from Zimmer to Austin listing program activities scheduled for that day. The file contains originals and carbon copies of memoranda for June 9-June 22 and several other days.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Shelf list is available.
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