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Benjamin Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1925-1944

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Summary:Benjamin Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1925-1944. Caption reads: "The Benjamin Franklin. A great name - a great hotel, Chestnut at Ninth Street. Philadelphia's largest and most modern, located in the center of shopping, theatre and historic shrine district. 1200 luxurious rooms; unexcelled cuisine in our modern restaurants and Cocktail Room. Dancing to 'Name' bands. Garage facilities. Joseph E. Mears, Managing Director." Postmark date: November 15, 1944; Postcard number: 5; Message included.
Provider:Lumitone Photoprint
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Philadelphia
Topical subjects:Hotels
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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