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Topic: history of reading pa

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Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

In German, a poem, entitled "A New lament," which tells the tale of Susanna Cox (1785?-1809), who was executed for the murder of her illegitimate child.

Sheriff's sale of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution, and to be sold by J. D. Bitting, Sheriff. Sheriff's office, Reading. Nov. 10, 1860.

Sheriff's sale of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution, and...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 6.

Topographic view of the city of Reading Pa. 1881 / compiled from sketches by J. Hanold Kendall, and dedicated to its growing industries.

Topographic view of the city of Reading Pa. 1881 / compiled from sketc...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the city of Reading, Pennsylvania, with the Schuylkill River in the foreground, spanned by a railroad bridge and a covered bridge; surrounded by vignettes depicting many of the ... more

Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the glen by steam : a mountain ride by gravity : a most attractive summer excursion : 1,200 feet above the sea.

Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the glen by stea...

Relief shown by spot heights and hachures. Shows selected householders' names. Includes tourist information. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, creased, stained. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Adam und Eva, in paradies ... Reading gedruckt bey C. A. Bruckman. [n. d.].

Adam und Eva, in paradies ... Reading gedruckt bey C. A. Bruckman. [n....

C. A. Bruckman printed in Reading, Pa. from 1816-1823.; Imprint 4.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 163, Folder 38.

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schuykill River at Reading Railroad, Reading, Berks County, PA

Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Peacock's Lock Viaduct, Spanning Schu...

Significance: The Peacock's Lock Viaduct, named after a nearby lock on the Schuylkill Division Canal, may be the only masonry arch bridge in the U.S. with pierced spandrels. The circular openings between arche... more

The old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement, Pennsylvania

The old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement, Pennsylvania

Photograph shows an old mill and waterwheel. Copyright 1917 by H. Winslow Fegley, Reading, Pa. Copyright registration title: Old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement. Title from item.

The old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement, Pennsylvania

The old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement, Pennsylvania

Photograph shows an old mill and waterwheel. Copyright 1917 by H. Winslow Fegley, Reading, Pa. Copyright registration title: Old mill in the Pennsylvania German settlement. Title from item.