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National Policy Committee. Philadelphia Group (Pa.)
Committee of Seventy (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Clark, Joseph S.
Joseph Sill Clark was a Democratic reform politician from Philadelphia. Early in his career he served as Campaign Manager for Richardson Dillworth's mayoral campaign, 1947, and as Philadelphia City Controller, 1950-1951. He served as Mayor of Philadelphia, 1951-1956, and from 1957-1968 he was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1947-1968 (inclusive), 1956-1968 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122624830 ...
Lincoln University, Pa.
Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president; first recorded ...
National Policy Committee.
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945)
The National War Labor Board, a tri-partite body established in 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was charged with acting as an arbitration tribunal in labor-management dispute cases, thereby preventing work stoppages which might hinder the war effort. It was also responsible for determining wage adjustments in accordance with anti-inflationary wage stabilization criteria and policies. From the description of Series 1. General case files, 1913-1946, bulk 1942-1946. (Cornell Un...
Environmental Planning and Information Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia Housing Authority.
Philadelphia. City Representative (Pa.)
Philadelphia Electric Company
The Philadelphia Electric Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania on October 31, 1929, as a merger of The Philadelphia Electric Company (incorporated in Pa. on October 27, 1902), the Philadelphia Suburban-Counties Gas & Electric Company, and three other small utility companies. It is the primary gas and electric company for Philadelphia, its surrounding counties and Cecil and Harford Counties in northeastern Maryland. After the invention of electric l...
Honey Hollow Watershed Association (Solesbury, Pa.)
Americans for Democratic Action. Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Philadelphia Committee on City Policy.
Citizens' Charter Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia. Director of Commerce (Pa.)
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania
Citizens' Council on City Planning (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Delaware River Basin Commission
Philadelphia City Planning Commission
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission is a municipal agency established in 1929. During the period of this collection the Commission was composed of twelve mayoral appointees, two members of City Council, and one of the Commissioners of Fairmount Park. The duties of the Commission were to make recommendations to City Council concerning proposed changes in the city plan or any new public facilities. Its reports, correspondence, plans, minutes, and scrapbooks from 1929 to the present are found...
Greater Philadelphia Movement
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 t...
Joint Committee on City Planning (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985
Walter Phillips began his project in 1974 after retiring from a thirty year career in Philadelphia's civic and political life. He had been a founder of the City Policy Committee (1940), the Citizen's Committee on City Planning (1943), and the Greater Philadelphia Movement (1947). He managed Joseph Clark's successful race for mayor in 1951, and served in Clark's cabinet as City Representative and Director of Commerce through 1955. Thereafter, Phillips was active in a variety of public and private...
Bureau of Municipal Research (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dilworth, Richardson, 1898-1974
City Policy Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bacon, Edmund N.
Edmund Norwood Bacon was born May 2, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Cornell University in 1932 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and worked as an architectural designer in Shanghai, China under Henry Killam Murphy in 1934. In 1935 he returned to Philadelphia to work with W. Pope Barney. He attended Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1936, and worked in Michigan 1937-1939 as Superintendent of City Planning for the city of Flint. From 1940 to 1943...