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37.4 Board of Health

Public Notices 1802-1808

Notices to the public concerning ship quarantine and public nuisances.


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73.3 Police and Fire Alarm Telegraph

Record of Fire Alarms, 1856-1868.

Entries list date, hour, district and signal box from which alarm received, location of fire, owner and occupant, loss whether or not insured, and remarks.


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73.10 Police and Fire Alarm Telegraph

Scrap Book, 1850-1858.

Clippings from New York and Philadelphia newspapers concerning telegraphy.


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74.9 Fire Department

Bureau of Fire

Orders, 1917-1923, 1930-1966.


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79.27 Department of, Bureau of Police

Letter Books, 1910-1913.

Letters addressed to various officers of the Police Bureau, the Director of Public Safety but principally to the Superintendent of Police from other City departments, police of other cities, the public and civic agencies. Contents cover whole range of Police daily activities.


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80.3 Department of Public Health

Vital Statistics Reports, 1924-1949, 1951-1994.

Reports which include great range of data on births, deaths and marriages extensively analyzed.


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80.4 Department of Public Health

Annual Tuberculosis Reports, 1958-1974.

Reports contain great ranger of data concerning tuberculosis extensively analyzed.


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80.5 Department of Public Health Scrapbooks

1931-1962.

Chiefly clippings from Philadelphia newspapers concerning matters specifically or generally related to public health.


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148.4 Human Relations Commission

Reports and Publications, 1950-1988.

Reports on either specific minority groups or minority groups in general with respect to housing, residential patterns, demographic data, socio-economic data, social status and aspirations,, and reports on the patterns of employment in the insurance industry.


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148.8 Human Relations Commission

Hearing Transcripts, 1949-1981.

Transcripts before the Commission at public investigatory hearings and hearings on specific charges of discrimination in relation to housing, employment , and public accommodations.


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149.11 Fairmount Park Commission

Reports and Publications, 1855-1999.

Various reports prepared by or for the Fairmount Commission and publications about Fairmount Park covering topics such as Fairmount, Lemon Hill and adjoining grounds, extension of the Park, a proposed speedway in Fairmount Park in 1901, the Franklin Fund, Memorial Hall, and Mount Pleasant.

   
   

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