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Image of Photo Archives - B_1_053

Photo Archives - B_1_053

A group of men standing in front of Kelley Brothers on Witherspoon Street.

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Photo Archives - B_2_024

A delivery man with a basket of bread stands in front of Zazzali's bakery delivery wagon, at 34 Vandeventer Avenue, circa 1891-1901.

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Photo Archives - B_2_025

R. M. Terhune's "Alderney Dairy" milk delivery wagon with driver, in 1902-1903.

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Photo Archives - B_2_026

Two men stand in front of the Blakely Laundry Company wagon.

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Photo Archives - B_1_009

The Princeton News Service on John Street. This photograph shows John Street in the 1930s, before Palmer Square.

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Photo Archives - B_1_010

Two men and a woman stand in front of the "A. Scopa, Tailor" shop window.

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Photo Archives - B_2_027

Thompson's Bakery and Ice Cream delivery wagon.

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Photo Archives - B_1_007

Several men, a child, and a dog in front of Mansion House. Mansion House was built by Elijah Blackwell in 1836, and was used as a public house until 1875. It adjoined the Nassau Hotel. This photograph shows the building during the 1860s.

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Photo Archives - B_1_011

Identified on verso as the Electric and Gas Company on the corner of Witherspoon and Wiggins Streets.

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Photo Archives - B_1_008

The Princeton News Service on John Street. This photograph shows John Street in the 1930s, before Palmer Square.

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Photo Archives - B_1_046

A man leans against a building on Witherspoon Street, with a sign for "Branch's Quick Lunch - Upstairs."

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Photo Archives - B_1_047

Electric and Gas Company on the corner of Witherspoon and Wiggins Streets.

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Photo Archives - B_1_001

Two men and a dog in front of the shop window of University Laundry, Lower Pyne, 1904. The two men are identified on the verso as "Ed R. Branch and Neddie." The right side of the shop window advertises three businesses: "Thornton Conover, Real Estate - Insurance," "Coal, Notary Public," and "Wm. R. Matthews, Contractor and Builder." Moses Taylor Pyne built Upper and Lower Pyne for Princeton University in 1896. Lower Pyne, shown here, is on the northeast corner of Nassau and Witherspoon Streets. Raleigh C. Gildersleeve designed both buildings in a Gothic Revival or Tudor style. Initially, the buildings housed shops at the street level and undergraduate dormitories upstairs; the dorm

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Photo Archives - B_1_002

Lower Pyne, on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon Streets. Moses Taylor Pyne built Upper and Lower Pyne for Princeton University in 1896. Raleigh C. Gildersleeve designed both buildings in a Gothic Revival or Tudor style. Initially, the buildings housed shops at the street level and undergraduate dormitories upstairs; the dormitories were converted to offices in the 1950s.

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Photo Archives - B_1_003

Offices in Lower Pyne, on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon Streets. Moses Taylor Pyne built Upper and Lower Pyne for Princeton University in 1896. Raleigh C. Gildersleeve designed both buildings in a Gothic Revival or Tudor style. Initially, the buildings housed shops at the street level and undergraduate dormitories upstairs; the dormitories were converted to offices in the 1950s.

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Photo Archives - B_1_004

Several people stand in front of the Priest's Pharmacy Building, built in 1878 by Josiah Wright, at 2-4 Mercer Street. Some of the individuals are tentatively identified on the verso and include members of the Priest family, neighbors, and Helen Scudder. The building was moved back 60 feet on its site in 1914 when the Corner Store demolition took place, and is currently the Town Topics building.

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Photo Archives - B_1_005

The Farr Hardware Company, also called "The Corner Store," at the corner of Nassau and Mercer Streets. Among other items, the store sold housewares, agricultural implements, and seeds. This photo dates to the period between 1905 and 1913, when Harry Farr owned the store. Previously, the store had been Vanderwater's Hardware. The building was torn down in 1913 to make way for the Battle Monument; however, the Battle Monument was located elsewhere and a WWI Memorial constructed on this site instead.

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Photo Archives - B_1_006

The Farr Hardware Company, also called "The Corner Store," at the corner of Nassau and Mercer Streets. Among other items, the store sold housewares, agricultural implements, and seeds. This photo dates to the period between 1905 and 1913, when Harry Farr owned the store. Previously, the store had been Vanderwater's Hardware. The building was torn down in 1913 to make way for the Battle Monument; however, the Battle Monument was located elsewhere and a WWI Memorial constructed on this site instead.

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Photo Archives - B_1_013

The Bickford Building at 116 Nassau Street in 1919. Awnings advertise two businesses: the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (later the A&P supermarket chain), and the Nassau Boot Shop. The Bickford Building was built in 1913, after three earlier buildings on the site were demolished. It opened in 1914, and was itself torn down to make way for new construction in 1950.

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Photo Archives - B_1_014

A couple stands in front of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (later the A&P supermarket chain) store in Rocky Hill. They are identified on the verso as Peter and Anna Cortelyou. The Cortelyous owned the building and rented it to A&P. Their son Raymond ran the store until it closed.