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Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia’s suburbs back in 1962

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Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962

Greater Philadelphia… a great place to raise your family

Greater Philadelphia has everything a family needs for a happy, healthy, well-rounded life.

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962

Evidence of this is the great number of owner-occupied homes here. This means a steady, reliable workforce with an above-average interest in their community and careers — one of the most important reasons Greater Philadelphia is the nation’s leading industrial center.

Add a huge port, a far-reaching land and air transportation network, ready access to raw materials and markets. abundant electricity and the conclusion is obvious: Greater Philadelphia is not only a great place to raise a family, but an ideal location for business or industry.


A quiet street of homes in the Philadelphia suburbs

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962


Open-air concerts in Philadelphia

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962


Schools in the Philadelphia area

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962


Playing ball in a beautiful park with the Philly skyline behind

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962


Modern hospitals in Pennsylvania

Idyllic scenes from Philadelphia's suburbs in 1962

 

 

 

 

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