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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1989-2000
Creator:
The Reporter (Lansdale, Pa. : 1979- )
Extent: 44 linear feet
The Reporter is a local newspaper based out of Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 1870. It was sold to Gannett Corporation in 1980, and then sold again to the Journal Register Company in 2001. "The Reporter" photograph negatives, 1989-2000, consist of images captured by The Reporter staff photographers for use in newspaper stories. It contains film strip and color slide negatives. (View full finding aid.)
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"The Reporter" photograph negatives
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The Reporter (Lansdale, Pa. : 1979- )
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44 linear feet
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1989-2000
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The Reporter is a local newspaper based out of Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 1870. It was sold to Gannett Corporation in 1980, and then sold again to the Journal Register Company in 2001. "The Reporter" photograph negatives, 1989-2000, consist of images captured by The Reporter staff photographers for use in newspaper stories. It contains film strip and color slide negatives.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1864-1900
Creator:
First National Bank of Lansdale
Extent: 1 linear feet
The First National Bank of Lansdale was chartered in 1864 with $100,000 in capital. On February 20, 1954, it was absorbed by the Philadelphia National Bank. The First National Bank of Lansdale ledger and discount books, 1864-1900, consist of one ledger with indexes, 1899-1900, and two discount books that cover the years 1864 to 1873. (View full finding aid.)
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First National Bank of Lansdale ledger and discount books
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First National Bank of Lansdale
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LHS.12
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1 linear feet
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1864-1900
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The First National Bank of Lansdale was chartered in 1864 with $100,000 in capital. On February 20, 1954, it was absorbed by the Philadelphia National Bank. The First National Bank of Lansdale ledger and discount books, 1864-1900, consist of one ledger with indexes, 1899-1900, and two discount books that cover the years 1864 to 1873.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1888-1936
Creator:
Geller, Jacob Stoll, 1846-1916
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
Jacob Stoll Geller (1846-1916), a retail merchant, public official, and prominent Mason, founded and operated Geller's Emporium, a wholesale department store in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. By the late 19th century, the emporium came to serve as the largest retailer in the North Penn area of Montgomery County. After Geller passed away in 1916, his business was briefly carried on by his family though its success diminished considerably. The bulk of Jacob S. Geller business and estate records, 1888-1936, is invoices for goods purchased by Jacob S. Geller and, later, the Jacob Geller estate. Also included are incoming business correspondence to Jacob S. Geller and estate financial records. (View full finding aid.)
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Jacob S. Geller business and estate records
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Geller, Jacob Stoll, 1846-1916
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LHS.07
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5.5 linear feet
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1888-1936
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Jacob Stoll Geller (1846-1916), a retail merchant, public official, and prominent Mason, founded and operated Geller's Emporium, a wholesale department store in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. By the late 19th century, the emporium came to serve as the largest retailer in the North Penn area of Montgomery County. After Geller passed away in 1916, his business was briefly carried on by his family though its success diminished considerably. The bulk of Jacob S. Geller business and estate records, 1888-1936, is invoices for goods purchased by Jacob S. Geller and, later, the Jacob Geller estate. Also included are incoming business correspondence to Jacob S. Geller and estate financial records.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1998-2002
Creator:
Zepp, Ken
Extent: 4 linear feet
Ken Zepp is a professional photographer based in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He worked as a photographer for local newspapers The Reporter, Souderton Independent, and North Penn Life. The Ken Zepp slides, 1998-2002, consist of slide negatives of sports teams and of local subjects taken for Souderton Independent and North Penn Life. (View full finding aid.)
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Ken Zepp slides
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Zepp, Ken
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LHS.03
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4 linear feet
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1998-2002
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Ken Zepp is a professional photographer based in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He worked as a photographer for local newspapers The Reporter, Souderton Independent, and North Penn Life. The Ken Zepp slides, 1998-2002, consist of slide negatives of sports teams and of local subjects taken for Souderton Independent and North Penn Life.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1888-1946
Creator:
Knights of the Golden Eagle. Castle No. 244 (Lansdale, Pa.)
Extent: 1 linear feet
Founded in 1873, the Knights of the Golden Eagle is a fraternal organization with rituals based on those of the Crusaders with emphasis placed on the word of the Bible. In addition to giving moral and intellectual guidance, the society provides relief to sick or unemployed members and gives survivor benefits to widows and orphans. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Knights of the Golden Eagle, Castle No. 244, was established in 1888. The Knights of the Golden Eagle, Castle No. 244 (Lansdale, Pa.) minute books, 1888-1946, consist of eight volumes. (View full finding aid.)
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Knights of the Golden Eagle, Castle No. 244 (Lansdale, Pa.) minute books
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Knights of the Golden Eagle. Castle No. 244 (Lansdale, Pa.)
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LHS.10
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1 linear feet
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1888-1946
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Founded in 1873, the Knights of the Golden Eagle is a fraternal organization with rituals based on those of the Crusaders with emphasis placed on the word of the Bible. In addition to giving moral and intellectual guidance, the society provides relief to sick or unemployed members and gives survivor benefits to widows and orphans. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Knights of the Golden Eagle, Castle No. 244, was established in 1888. The Knights of the Golden Eagle, Castle No. 244 (Lansdale, Pa.) minute books, 1888-1946, consist of eight volumes.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1878-1920
(Bulk: 1878-1900)
Creator:
Montgomery County (Pa.). Commissioners
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection is comprised of real estate valuations of the borough for school taxation purposes, 1878-1920 with several years missing. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale (Pa.) tax assessments
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Montgomery County (Pa.). Commissioners
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LHS.13
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1.25 linear feet
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1878-1920
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1878-1900
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Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection is comprised of real estate valuations of the borough for school taxation purposes, 1878-1920 with several years missing.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1863-1947
Creator:
Lansdale Cemetery Association
Extent: 1 linear feet
The Lansdale Cemetery Association, incorporated June 7, 1880, ran Lansdale Cemetery, the largest in the Borough of Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Originally a for-profit company, it was replaced by the nonprofit Lansdale Cemetery Inc. in 1964/1965. The Lansdale Cemetery Association records, 1863-1947, are comprised of various materials that document the history of the Lansdale Cemetery Association and the Lansdale cemetery, including minute books, financial records, employee records, deeds, and wills. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Cemetery Association records
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Lansdale Cemetery Association
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LHS.08
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1 linear feet
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1863-1947
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The Lansdale Cemetery Association, incorporated June 7, 1880, ran Lansdale Cemetery, the largest in the Borough of Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Originally a for-profit company, it was replaced by the nonprofit Lansdale Cemetery Inc. in 1964/1965. The Lansdale Cemetery Association records, 1863-1947, are comprised of various materials that document the history of the Lansdale Cemetery Association and the Lansdale cemetery, including minute books, financial records, employee records, deeds, and wills.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1762-2012
(Bulk: 1970-2012)
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 22 linear feet
Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files, 1762-2012 (bulk 1970-2012), are comprised of newspaper clippings, copies of secondary research materials, some pamphlets and ephemera, and a very small amount of original primary documents. Materials document churches, community histories, people, organizations, businesses and local government agencies. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.06
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22 linear feet
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1762-2012
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1970-2012
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Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society local history subject files, 1762-2012 (bulk 1970-2012), are comprised of newspaper clippings, copies of secondary research materials, some pamphlets and ephemera, and a very small amount of original primary documents. Materials document churches, community histories, people, organizations, businesses and local government agencies.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1921-2012
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 13 linear feet
Lansdale became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection, 1921-2012, contains original and photocopied obituaries dating from the 1880s into the 21st century, especially for individuals buried in Lansdale Cemetery. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.01
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13 linear feet
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1921-2012
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Lansdale became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society obituary collection, 1921-2012, contains original and photocopied obituaries dating from the 1880s into the 21st century, especially for individuals buried in Lansdale Cemetery.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1890-2012
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 22 linear feet
Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1890-2012, consists of photographs that depict local businesses, landmarks, and events in Lansdale from the turn of the 20th century to the present. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society photograph collection
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.05
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22 linear feet
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circa 1890-2012
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Lansdale in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. The Lansdale Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1890-2012, consists of photographs that depict local businesses, landmarks, and events in Lansdale from the turn of the 20th century to the present.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1800-2012
(Bulk: 1930-2012)
Creator:
Lansdale Historical Society
Extent: 11.33 linear feet
Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection, which documents the history of Lansdale, its organizations, and residents, consists of various scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photograph albums, deeds, letters, primary source documents relating to particular organizations, and other miscellaneous materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Lansdale Historical Society small collections and scrapbooks
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Lansdale Historical Society
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LHS.09
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11.33 linear feet
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1800-2012
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1930-2012
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Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania became a boom town during the mid-19th century when a junction of the North Pennsylvania Railroad was established where the center of the town is now located. The Borough of Lansdale was incorporated on August 24, 1872. This collection, which documents the history of Lansdale, its organizations, and residents, consists of various scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photograph albums, deeds, letters, primary source documents relating to particular organizations, and other miscellaneous materials.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1934-1973
Creator:
Daughters of America. Mary Lincoln Council No. 168 (Lansdale, Pa.)
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
The Daughters of America, still believed to be in existence, is a secret, nativist society dating from the late 19th century. The society, which was only open to white women of "good moral character," promotes extreme patriotism, the public school system, and the reading of the Bible in schools. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Daughters of America, Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, opened in 1934. The Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books consist of five minute books, 1934-1973 (with some gaps), and two officer's roll books, 1946-1966. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books
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Daughters of America. Mary Lincoln Council No. 168 (Lansdale, Pa.)
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LHS.11
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0.5 linear feet
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1934-1973
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The Daughters of America, still believed to be in existence, is a secret, nativist society dating from the late 19th century. The society, which was only open to white women of "good moral character," promotes extreme patriotism, the public school system, and the reading of the Bible in schools. The Lansdale, Pennsylvania chapter of the Daughters of America, Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, opened in 1934. The Mary Lincoln Council No. 168, Daughters of America (Lansdale, Pa.) minutes and officers' roll books consist of five minute books, 1934-1973 (with some gaps), and two officer's roll books, 1946-1966.
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Lansdale Historical Society [Contact Us]
1968-1992
Creator:
Krieble, Willard
Extent: 36 linear feet
Willard Krieble was Chief Photographer for The Reporter, a local newspaper in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Willard Krieble photograph negatives, 1968-2002, consist of photograph negatives taken by Krieble for The Reporter, organized chronologically and labeled with event, name or subject. (View full finding aid.)
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Willard Krieble photograph negatives
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Krieble, Willard
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LHS.04
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36 linear feet
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1968-1992
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Willard Krieble was Chief Photographer for The Reporter, a local newspaper in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Willard Krieble photograph negatives, 1968-2002, consist of photograph negatives taken by Krieble for The Reporter, organized chronologically and labeled with event, name or subject.
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