Greater Philadelphia… a great place to raise your family (1962)
Greater Philadelphia has everything a family needs for a happy, healthy, well-rounded life.
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
Open-air concerts in Philadelphia
Schools in the Philadelphia area
Playing ball in a beautiful park with the Philly skyline behind
Modern hospitals in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Electric Company: An Investor-Owned Company with more than 100,000 Stockholders — Serving the world’s greatest Industrial area, Delaware Valley.
Prosperous Greater Philadelphia – 1957
Business transportation in Greater Philadelphia – 1957
Industry thrives in Greater Philadelphia – 1955
Shipping via Philadelphia’s “ocean highway” 1952
Philadelphia downtown construction and buildings in 1959
Philadelphia highways in 1965
Philadelphia Society Hill home restorations in 1959
Philadelphia shops/mall in 1965