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Archival Record Series

Recreation, Department of

[Record Group 87]

87.1 Annual Reports
1913, 1914, 1940, 1941, 1943-1949, 1952, 1954-1979, 1981-1989,
For other annual reports between 1912 and 1937, see Office of the Mayor, Annual Reports
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.2 Files
1953-1964, 1968
1 cu.ft., no index
Includes materials concerning the Mummers' Parade, which includes parade regulations, guidelines for judges, award winners' lists, copies of award notices, grandstand ticket requests, ushers' lists, 1956-1964; Recreation Coordination Board's Five-Year Report, 1953-1958; 1968 files of Open Space Program, which includes minutes of meetings of Mayor's Open Space Program Committee and of Technical Advisory Committee on Open Space of Delaware Valley Planning Commission, some correspondence, and maps of existing and proposed outdoor recreation areas.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.3 Site Plan for the Demolition of Moyamensing Prison
30 August 1967
1 map, no index
Signed by Managing Director and Commissioner of Recreation. Shows areas to be demolished and those to remain standing. Scale 1/32" = 1'
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.4 Reports and Publications
1952-1968
6 volumes
Includes: A Supplement to a Study of the Public Recreation Properties, 1952; Reports of the Department of Recreation, 1952-1956, 1956-1959, 1963-1967; Facilities Inventory, 1958; Action Summer '68, a report on the Summer Recreation program, 1968.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.5 Recreation Coordination Board. Five-Year Report
1953-1958
1 volume
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.6 Atwater Kent Museum. Annual Reports
1991
1 volume
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.7 Atwater Kent Museum. Reports and Publications
1994
1 volume
Includes: Philadelphia History (newsletter) 1994-

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
87.8 Construction Specifications
1961
1 volume
Includes "Specifications for Development of Playground, I & Cayuga Streets." Ehrlich & Levinson, Architects. 6 February 1961.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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