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All Aboard for Philadelphia! VHS Video
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A lively trolley & railroad video tour of the booming city & its suburbs from the late 1890s through the 1930s. Rare, vintage film footage & archival photographs capture the city's rich history. Journey through the downtown, with its stately theaters, banks, hotels, & shrines of Amer. Independence. Venture into the industrial neighborhoods, their mills, factories, & sweatshops teeming with immigrant labor. Commute to the streetcar neighborhoods where families tried to escape the problems of the inner-city. Ride a train to the railroad suburbs along the legendary Main Line where planned communities of magnificent estates boasted country living at its finest. Closed Captioned; Black & white. Hi-Fi Stereo; approx. 35 min.
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