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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...
Award presentation 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Awards; Flower Shows
Show officials present awards. On far right: J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. Stamped on verso: Jules Schick Photography Architects Bldg., 17th & Sansom Sts., Philadelphia 3, Pa.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Mussog's Bird Store, trade exhibitor at 1932 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Birds; Birdcages
Mussog's bird store, specializing in singing birds and birdcages as well as goldfish and tropical fish, is a trade exhibitor at the 1932 Philadelphia Flower Show.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's first Horticultural Hall, interior view.
Flower shows; Exhibition buildings
Interior view of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's first Horticultural Hall. Exhibitions were held in this building from 1867 until it was destroyed by fire in 1881. Building location described...
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...
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....
Fulton's Plantabbs, 1929 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Fertilizers; Calla Lilies
Plant Products Company, Biddle & Morton Sts., Baltimore Maryland features Fulton's Plantabbs, odorless plant food tablets for making liquid fertilizer. Plantabbs Products, founded in 1921 by David H. Fulton...
Exhibit of refrigerators in a florist's shop, 1927 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Florist shops; Refrigerators; Flower arrangements; Wicker furniture
This exhibit shows the latest improvements in refrigeration in florist shops. Words on sign on left: “Flowers exhibited by Baxter & Green.” Signs above refrigerator in center of photograph: “Frigidaire,...
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....
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