Greater Philadelphia Movement

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The Greater Philadelphia Movement (GPM) was established in 1948 to promote the social, economic, and governmental development of the Philadelphia Metropolitan area. The membership of GPM consists of executive personnel from various civic organizations in Philadelphia. The organization served as a extremely influential, high level corporate pressure group in diverse areas such as health care, justice, economics, business, and public administration. In December 1973, the organization merged with the Philadelphia Partnership to form the Greater Philadelphia Partnership.

From the description of Photographs, 1955-1971 (Inclusive Dates). (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122491241

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Gaylord P. Harnwell Papers University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985. Papers, 1927-1978. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Greater Philadelphia Movement. Photographs, 1955-1971 (Inclusive Dates). Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Housing Association of Delaware Valley. Records, 1909-1985. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Black Coalition records, 1968 August-1969 December Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Black Coalition. corporateBody
associatedWith Harnwell, G. P. (Gaylord Probasco), 1903-1982. person
associatedWith Housing Association of Delaware Valley. corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pattison Avenue (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Eastwick (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Frankford (Philadelphia, PA.)
South Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Active 1955

Active 1971



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SNAC ID: 14850209