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1956 Philadelphia Flower Show poster.
Flower shows; Posters; Publicity; Promotional materials; Contests
For many years, Gimbels Department Store and, later, the Philadelphia Bulletin sponsored a Flower Show Poster Contest open to area art students. The 1956 winner is Alfred Sulpizio, a student at Bok Tech...
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...
Mayor Samuel, Mrs. Duff and Lord Aberconway open the 1950 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Dedications
Cutting the flower-festooned ribbon are (from center moving to right): Philadelphia mayor Bernard Samuel, show president W. Atlee Burpee, Jr., Mrs. James H. Duff, wife of the Govenor of Pennsylvania, and...
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...
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...
Two women in an exhibit, 1950 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Publicity photographs; Women
Publicity shot of two women leaning through window in a Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography Architects Bldg., 17th & Sansom Sts., Philadelphia 3 Pa. Penciled on...
Bartlett Tree Experts exhibit, 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Trees
Bartlett Tree Experts exhibit for the 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show promotes scientific tree care. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, had a local office in Bala Cynwyd,...
Children and Pomona statue, 1956 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Sculpture; Children; Publicity photographs
Two young children, a girl and a boy, pose next to Aristide Maillol's statue of Pomona. Sign below statue reads: " ' Pomona With Lowered Arms' Aristide Maillot, Given by R. Sturgis and Marion B. F. Ingersoll,...
The Philadelphia scene, 1827, 1953 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; History; Streets; Arch Steet, Philadelphia
The center aisle of the 1953 show is designed by landscape architect Frederick W. G. Peck in cooperation with a committee of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. The design commemorates PHS's 125th...
Bartlett Tree Expert Company exhibit, 1953 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Trees
Educational exhibit of the F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Stamford Connecticut, with a Philadelphia office in Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania. Photographer number 159 in lower right corner....
Pennsylvania Roadside Council exhibit at 1954 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Rest stops; Roads
Show exhibit features a roadside rest stop, including a picnic table and water pump.Wording on sign: Pennsylvania Roadside Council cooperating with Pennsylvania Department of Highways. Penciled on verso...
1954 Engel's window display, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Awards; Contests; Window displays
Four man judge the floral window displays on Chestnut Street. In the 1950s, Chestnut Street shop windows decorated for Flower Day, to promote the opening of the Philadelphia Flower Show. Here, judges stand...
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...
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...
1954 Styers Nurseries exhibit.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Nurseries
Styer's Nurseries of Concordville, Pennsylvania, exhibit in the 1954 Philadelphia Flower Show. Styer's exhibit includes four rose plantings. From Florists Exchange and Horticultural Trade World, April...
Tinari's booth at 1956 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; African violets;
For 45 years, Philadelphians bought their African violets from Tinari's popular booth, a fixture from 1950 to 1995. Words on booth sign: Tinari Floral Gardens, African Violet Specialists. Pictured here...
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...
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...
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