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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 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,...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
1952 Philadelphia Flower Show poster contest.
Contests; Flower shows; Posters; Promotional materials; Publicity photographs
Flower Show officials pose with poster contest prize winner. Ben Starkey, show official, is on left. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography Architects Bldg., 17th & Sansom Sts., Philadelphia 3, Pa....
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...
Burpee garden exhibit, 1929 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Women
A woman stands in the middle of the Burpee garden, an exhibit of the 1929 show. The exhibit consists of an upper and lower level, with a mansion at one end and steps leading down to an elaborately planted...
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...
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...
Spade and Trowel Garden Club during Philadelphia Flower Show setup, 1954.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Garden clubs; Women; Set up photographs
From Levine and Rogers, p. 8: " Members of this Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, garden club are installing their Show exhibit, which, when finished, included a garden outside and a furnished room inside...
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....
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,...
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...
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