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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...
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...
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...
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...
Wedding exhibit, 1929 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Wedding clothing & dress; Flower arrangements
Caption from The Florists Exchange: How Wanamaker's and the Habermehl flower shop combined to stage a truly effective bridal group exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show. The floral accessories were renewed...
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....
First prize entry for Class 510, terrace table setting, 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Table settings & decorations
Description of Class 510 - Friday: Class limited to 13 entries. Terrace table with flower arrangement set for breakfast for two; two chairs optional. Fruit, but no other food permitted. No flat silver....
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...
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...
Putting up a poster for the 1950 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Posters; Promotional materials; Publicity photographs
For several years, Chestnut Street shop windows decorated for Flower Day, to coincide with the opening of the Flower Show. Displays are sponsored by the Chestnut Street Association and are in shops between...
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...
Prize-winning entry for Class 511, flower arrangement 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements
Class 511, limited to 12 entries, is a still-life; arrangement of flowers must be included; fruit, vegetables and any accessories allowed. Space 48 inches long by 18 inches deep by 30 inches high. First...
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...
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,...
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...
Acme Markets exhibit in the 1969 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Produce stands; Fruit; Vegetables; Farmers
Photograph depicts Acme Market’s flower show exhibit in 1969, featuring a display of fruits and vegetables surrounding a farmer sitting at his stand. Wording on sign on right: “Freshest produce under...
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...
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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