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1932 group photograph, Philadelphia Flower Show organizers.
Top row, l to r: E. A. Stroud (Flower Show Committee); David L. Rust (Flower Show Committee, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society); Ella H. Gilbert (office secretary, Philadelphia Flower Show, Inc.); John...
Central feature, 1939 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Sculpture; Central Feature
“The World of Tomorrow” is this year’s theme, and a nod to the New York World’s Fair. Show layout designed by Walter V. D. Hengel. Central Feature is a huge modernistic garden with a central fountain...
John P. Habermehl standing in the Debutante's Floral Revue exhibit, 1932 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements
John P. Habermehl of J. J. Habermehl's Sons, florists, is on the left. Habermehl was a founding director of Philadelphia Flower Show Incorported, producers of the Philadelphia Flower Show 1927 - 1964....
1933 flowers for Eleanor Roosevelt.
Flower shows; Bouquets; Publicity photographs
Two Flower Show officials hold flowers for Mrs. Roosevelt. From the Public Ledger, Friday, March 31, 1933: "A bouquet of choicest blooms on display at the Flower Show will go to the White House this morning...
Crew from the School of Horticulture for Women, loading a truck with plants for their show exhibit, 1954.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Women
From Levine and Rogers (p. 9): "For Ernesta Ballard (third from right with glasses), the schools's 1954 exhibit was her first exposure to the Philadelphia Flower Show. Ten years later, as executive director...
Three Flower Show hostesses model three debutante bouquets, 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower arrangements; Flower shows; Women
Modeling 3 debutante bouquets were 3 lovely Flower Show hostesses: (from left) Peggy Deegan, Lee Grazer, and Kay McClane. Kay McClane is "Miss Greater Philadelphia." Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography...
Eileen Seigh and W. Atlee Burpee, Jr. cut ribbon to open 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Dedications; Flower shows; Skaters; Women
Champion figure skater Eileen Seigh and Philadelphia Flower Show, Inc. president W. Atlee Burpee, Jr. cut the ribbon to open the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show. The show opened at noon on March 17. Stamped...
Judging the poster contest for the 1950 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Contests; Posters; Judges; Promotional materials; Publicity photographs
Promotion shot of judges choosing winning poster for the Philadelphia Flower Show poster contest. W. Atlee Burpee, Jr., president of Philadelphia Flower Show, is on right. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick...
Winner of second annual poster contest for the Philadelphia Flower Show, 1950.
Flower shows; Contests; Posters; Promotional materials
W. Atlee Burpee, Jr. (left) president of Philadelphia Flower Show presents award to winner of Philadelphia Flower Show poster contest. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography Architects Bldg., 17th...
1970 horticultural sweepstakes winner kisses trophy.
Flower shows; Victories
Joy Mackinney, 1970 Philadelphia Flower Show horticultural sweepstakes winner, kisses the trophy at the awards luncheon. Stamped on verso: Edmind B. Gilchrist, Jr., Photography, 8223 Seminole Ave., Philadelphia...
Planning the competitive classes for the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Women
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Flower Show committee members meet at PHS headquarters to plan the competitive classes of the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show. L. to r: Mrs. J. Gibson McIlvain, chairman...
Putting up poster advertising the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Promotional materials; Posters; Publicity photographs
Promotion shot of two women putting up a poster advertising the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show, to be held March 17 - 22 at the Commercial Museum. The show returns after a 4-year hiatus due to the War....
Flower Show hostesses go wading in artificial pond at press preview of 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Publicity photographs; Women
Caption from press clip released by Harry Klein, publicity director, Philadelphia Flower Show, Monday March 17, 1947: “This artificial pond was part of the $1,000,000 worth of flowers and plants which...
Woman and child by windmill, 1933 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Windmills; Women; Children
A woman and child pose in the middle of exhibit. The child is dressed in traditional Dutch costume. From Florists Review, April 1, 1933: " Rotteveel & Sons (Sassenheim, Holland) [bulb exporters] had a...
Class 501, Wayside market entry of vegetable stands, 1933 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Produce stands; Vending stands; Garden clubs
From the Evening Bulletin, April 3, 1933: "Last week's Flower Show organized a competition for Wayside Markets, for the first time in 100 years taking official recognition of farmers as well as gardeners....
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