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Mrs. Gifford Pinchot and Mayor Mackey, 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Mayors; Women
Mrs. Pinchot, wife of Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot, is Mayor Mackey's guest at the 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show held at the Commercial Museum, 34th Street above Spruce Street. Even in the depths...
Star Roses exhibit 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Exhibitions; Flower shows; Roses
Commercial exhibit of Conard Pyle Company of West Grove, PA, featuring Star Roses. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography Architects Bldg., 17th & Sansom Sts., Philadelphia 3, Pa.
Flower Show official gives bouquets of Mamie Eisenhower carnations to nurses at 1953 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Carnations; Nurses; Publicity photographs
Accompanying press release: Carloads of blooms were distributed to Philadelphia hospitals last night at the end of the annual Flower Show at Commercial Museum. Shown here receiving "Mamie Eisenhower" carnations...
Musicians at 1930 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Music stands; Musicians; Stages (Platforms); Flower arrangements
The decorated stage of the ballroom of the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel is transported to the Commercial Museum and is used as the music stand and lecture platform during the show. It is decorated by J. J....
Advertising blotter 1933 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Promotional materials; Ink blotters; Advertising blotters
Ink blotter promoting the show, with words "Philadelphia Flower Show, Commercial Museum" and dates "March 27 to April 1, 1933." In lower right, copyright Ruth Murray Miller. In lower left, J. Frank Copeland....
Gardener's Open Book exhibit, 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Conservation of natural resources
From the Philadelphia Inquirer, February 24, 1935: "One of the most unusual exhibits of the Flower Show which will be held in the Commercial Museum March 25-30, will be the "Gardener's Open Book" an exhibit...
Customers at Wm. Penn Gift Shop booth, 1956 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Gift shops; Shopping; Crowds
Crowds gather in front of the booth operated by Wm. Penn Gift Shop of 1520 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The shop, which sold gifts of fruits, flowers and delicacies, was one of the commercial...
Central Feature with Widener acacia collection and hyacinths, 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Fountains; Sculpture; Acacias; Hyacinths; Central Feature
Description of central feature from Horticulture, April 1, 1935, p. 174: "The Philadelphia Flower Show, held as usual in the capacious Commercial Museum, during the week of March 25, was voted unanimously,...
Philadelphia Flower Show ticket, 1925.
Flower shows; Tickets
Ticket to the Philadelphia Flower show held under the auspices of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Florist’s Club of Philadelphia held at the Commercial Museum, 34th Street below Spruce,...
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...
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...
Pennsylvania Roadside Council exhibit, 1963 Philadelphia Flower Show
Flower shows; Roads; Billboards; Eyesores
Exhibit of the Pennsylvania Roadside Council, Inc.in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Highways. The sign above the exhibit – “Scenery or Signery?” sends message to the public that...
1933 arrangement with buddhist statue
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Buddhas
This entry is probably class 502 Monday arrangement of a grouping of five or more miniature containers; each container must not exceed 5 inches in height and 4 inches in width. Space allowed 18 x 30 inches,...
Governor Alfred E. Driscoll of New Jersey tours the 1948 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Governors; Monuments & memorials; Blue Star Memorial Highway
New Jersey Governor Alfred Driscoll tours the show on "New Jersey Day" (March 11, 1948). Stamped on verso: Faust's Photo Service, 6039 Kingsessing Avenue, SARatoga 1505, Philadelphia, PA.
Exhibit using American bulbs, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Lilies; Tulips
From Evening Bulletin, March 17, 1942: “Exhibitors are showing what they can do with home grown European flowers. Because of the war, imports of these blooms has been stopped, putting the ingenuity of...
Career of a Rose, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Roses;
Signs and arrangements trace the life of a rose arrangement from Sunday, when the hostess receives a bouquet of roses from her guests through Friday and Saturday when the remaining roses can be floated...
Class 521, winning table setting for buffet supper table set for entertaining men in the service, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Table settings & decorations; Flower arrangements;
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society followed a theme this year of “Morale Contributes to Victory. Flowers Contribute to Morale.” This is the winning table setting from Class 521. Buffet supper table...
Governor James Duff and Mrs. Duff at 1948 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Orchids; Governors; Hats; Women
Mrs. Duff, left, wife of Pennsylvania Governor James Duff, is getting an orchid corsage pinned to her lapel. Governor James Duff is on the right. Photographer number 5 in lower left corner. Stamped on...
The Modern Age, Vick's Wildgardens exhibit, 1955 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Suburban life; Outdoor furniture; Patios; Wild gardens
Exhibit title: The Modern Age. Vick's Wildgardens, Inc., Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. Exhibit features a contemporary, 1950's modern house with informal wild garden. Awarded first prize in Informal Planting...
Table for specified occasion or anniversary, Class 506 no. 4. 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Table settings & decorations
At this time, the competitive and artistic classes were known as the "Women's Classes." This table, entered by Mrs. Robert Liggett and Mrs. Boyle Irwin III, won a first prize. Flower arrangement entries...
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