Poster: Philadelphia Brewery Directory

Sources: 1887 newspaper clippings from Larry Handy’s and signs from Don Fink’s Philadelphia breweriana collections; Official Program of German Day 1892 and Geschichte des Nordoestlichen Saengerbundes from the German Society of Pennsylvania; Souvenir of the 60th Stiftungsfest of the Schützen Verein from the Fetzer collection;  Official Souvenir Program of the Labor Day Parade and Picnic 1905 published by the Central Labor Union of Philadelphia and Vicinity; Official Program of Founders’ Week Being the 225th Anniversary of Philadelphia 1683-1908 and Dunlop & Clarke’s Official Liquor License Directory of Philadelphia and Principal Cities and Towns of Pennsylvania 1890-91 from Jim Freeman’s collection. This composite directory amply illustrates the fact that Philadelphia was One Big Brewerytown!